Archive for May 2013

Wasp Numbers Still Increasing

THERE is a buzz in the air this summer, as experts report soaring numbers of wasps in the county.  According to local pest-controllers, increased numbers of the notorious black and yellow stingers have been spotted across several parts of the UK. One company reported removing up to 21 nests from homes in a single day, […]

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Wasp Benefits

Wasp Benefits During spring and early summer wasps are beneficial to our ecosystem, particularly for farmers and gardeners.  They hunt caterpillars, aphids, houseflies, greenflies, grasshoppers and other insects to feed their young. It is usually only towards autumn when the workers no longer have to feed their young grubs that they look elsewhere to satisfy […]

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Business Owners To Check For Wasps

Pest controllers are warning businesses to act now to make sure trade doesn’t suffer from pests such as wasps and flies this summer. Wasp numbers may be higher than normal this year and business owners, particularly restructures and café owners, are advised  to have a thorough check around their premises, and in spaces like lofts, […]

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