I've had several stings from bees and wasps in my life. I therefore kill any I see.
What's red and sits in the corner?
A baby chewing on razor blades.
What's blue and sits in the corner?
A baby in a plastic bag.
What's green and sits in the corner?
The same baby a month later.
Totally persecuted. Last night I found out that bees are nesting in my
My Mother wants shut of then "the grandkids will not be able to play in
the garden" type of stuff
Dad "They can, just not near the bees nest, leave the bees alone and
tell the kids to keep clear of the nest"
Mum "What if they get stung"
Dad "It'll teach then to keep clear of the bees nest and do as they are
On 23/05/2017 07:55, Brian Gaff wrote:
If they're big and furry and living in an old mouse hole or hole in a
wall, they're bumble bees, which are pretty docile and reluctant to
sting (unless stepped on, barefoot DAMHIKT!). OTOH if they're in a
hollow tree or old shed or outhouse, they could be honey bees, who
might be a bit more aggressive. The bumbles can happily be left to
their own devices, but the honey bees would be best dealt with by a
They might even be solitary bees, in which case ignore them
completely. Most are incapable of stinging.
I have a bee identification chart here so if you can post a picture I
might be able to identify it.
I now know that some bees look almost the same as wasps so don't assume
its a wasp just because its got bright yellow stripes.
On Saturday, 27 May 2017 18:28:57 UTC+1, dennis@home wrote:
There was a TV program on last night where someone who'd had a car scrape y
ard had just left it for years and it'd over grown into a wildlife type san
ctuary, he showed a wasp spider that I;d never seen and that was new to him
and a bee he hadnlt seen before it had a largish brown body loked a bit t
riangluar in shape (and no it wasnlt a toblerone bee !) and a long probosus
which it used on the flowers rather than spend much time landing on the, b
ut the program never said what sort of bee it was, I'd never seen this type
We've got some Mason bees in the office wall here. A Low humming noise
can be heard most of the day, but they seem as bees are to be rather
Sometimes they fly in the office door and have to be shepherded out
again silly sods!...
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