How To Control Bees In The Yard

Bees are among the most crucial insects because they are pollinators. Their role is essential for food production. Some farmers may even rent beehives specifically to pollinate their crops.

However, you and your family are putting yourselves in danger of bee stings if you keep a hive in your garden. Even one sting might be fatal for someone allergic to bees. Depending on how aggressive they are, their stings can cause a lot of agonies. Since this is the case, bees and their hives are destroyed.

Some effective methods for controlling bees in the yard are compiled here.


Using smoke to drive honey bees away from your house and keep them out is the most reliable method we’ve found. Honey bees are sensitive to their sense of smell; when they detect smoke, they assume that a forest fire is nearby and quickly depart the area, never to return. Make a smoke-filled fire under the hive using cardboard and charred logs. Don’t hang around to see the bees put out by the smoke. When provoked, they become dangerous, so returning indoors is preferable.

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Moth Balls

Mothballs have a strong odor that repels bees. These are essentially ball-shaped pesticides. It would go from solid to vapor. When this happens, the particles give off a scent typically associated with newly opened containers. To get rid of bees, hang a bag of mothballs near the bee nest and other locations throughout the yard.

Vinegar Solution

An easy-to-make and all-natural solution is to spray the area with vinegar, which will drive the bee away. When the bees are asleep at night, spray the area surrounding the nest and the rest of the yard with a combination of equal parts water and vinegar. The spray will quickly drive all the bees away.

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Garlic Spray

Once again, bees have always had a strong sense of smell, and garlic has a well-known pungent odor. Make a garlic spray by combining crushed garlic with water. Spread the mist over your property and the hive to prevent insects from staying.


Because of its strong aroma, honey bees avoid peppermint. Plant peppermint plants in a spot around your house where you don’t want bees to swarm. You may utilize the peppermint when you need it and keep the bees at bay at the same time.

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The pungent aroma of cinnamon drives away honey bees. Distribute it to the locations where you wish to prevent bees from settling. If you want the effects to endure longer, you’ll need to perform this repeatedly every day for approximately a week. This strategy will do the trick if you want the bees to stop buzzing around your house.

Reaching a professional is your best option if you want to protect your family from bees without endangering anybody else. Call Facility Pest Control for your bee problems! Our training and tools can safely and effectively exterminate bees from your property. Our services are not limited to bees but also other insects or pests that bother you. Call us, and we’ll take care of it for you!