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how to get rid of a hive of bees

 
matt dee
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It doesnt help im allergic and this is 50 meters from my house! I threw some dirt on it, but they soon clawed through it. How do i get rid of them for good with relative ease? Thanks
 
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First of all mat Where are you living ?
Secondly It is extreemly unlikly that this is a "hive "
Your picture is not clear what type of bees they are or even if they are bees
If they are bees then they are likely to be solitary masonary type bees very unlikely to sting you at all . They look similar to honey bees but have a totally different life style many do not sting . Masony bees nest in the ground in small groups or singly Honey bees nest in hives or hollow trees . Honey bees nesting in the ground are as common as Eskimos in the Gobi desert
The alternative is they they are wasps . Have they pointy bums is a clue to this .

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Yeah, theyre wasps! And i live in Ireland:p
 
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leave them alone and they will probably leave you alone then

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I am deathly allergic to them, too. You know where the nest is, and 50m is a LONG ways from your house. Carry Benedryl. Stay clear.
 
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I know but there are tons of them in my house today:3 im afraid to death of them because of it lol
 
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<puts on broken record>
If this is a ground nest, and you can get dry ice, you can kill it by putting dry ice on it and then weighing down a sheet of plastic on it. The carbon dioxide suffocates them. Naturally, you do this operation at night because the little buggers are not at their best, and are all at home.
</end of broken record>
That said, this is only useful in controlling one nest, and I have read (doubtless on some unreliable web page) that the overall density of the wasps will barely be effected because it's an ecosystem and tends to stay in balance. Other nests will begin foraging that territory, and with increased food will grow more wasps to maintain their ability to patrol it.
Gani
 
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Are they definitely going into a nest?
It's hard to see, but to me the darker areas look like wet soil and in summer bees, wasps and so on are often desperate for a drink and will congregate in damp areas.
 
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The poster lives in Ireland its always damp there

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Haha yeah it is Its at the entrance to a field, and right next to it is a few puddles of water, so i doubt it. Theyre defintely going in, too!
 
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