Wasps Nests

Wasp Nests

Have You Got a Wasps Nest Nearby?

As the days get longer and warmer (we hope) this is the time of year you need to do a quick check around your property, because insects are on the look out for a new home.

First, take a look at the windows and brickwork: can you see wasps taking off and landing? Or there might be a Masonry Bee or Miner Bee?  You won’t want some of them as your new neighbours.

Wasps

Wasps especially can build and develop colonies that run into the thousands, and are defensive – so prone to sting with little warning. The adult workers are busy all day going back and forward ­– past your open door or window, on those rare Scottish summer days when the sun is shining – collecting food to feed their growing larvae. They bring back all kinds of insects from green fly to small moths.

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