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Re: Yellowjackets!

Well, rats, Auralie...durn wasps; wonder why they are ignoring that
bottle of sweetness; not like them as they generally hit anthing like
that.  Maybe you have to take down the hummer feeder for them to find
that bottle.  Poor bumblebee:-(  

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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> From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> Thanks for the suggestion, Marge.  I tried hanging a bottle of a
strong sugar
> water solution, even painted the top of the bottle with honey. 
After two days
> it has trapped one bumblebee - I don't really have a problem with
them - but 
> the yellowjackets have ignored it completely.  They're still
swarming the 
> hummer's feeder, but he seems to be a bit bolder about sharing. 
The other
> day they would actually chase the hummer - today I saw him chase
one of
> the yellowjackets.  

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