Home Remedy Wasp Repellents

Wasps are a nightmare at a family BBQ or garden party, causing grown men to run around like little headless chickens in fear of being stung.

Although it is funny to watch your family run away from something so small, wasps are a threat and can cause an allergic reaction.

If you start to see more wasps in your garden than usual then perhaps it’s time to take action. Wallace Pest Control have our useful tips to keep the wasps away.


Nice on chips, great for cleaning wood furniture is there anything vinegar can’t do? Get some vinegar out of the cupboard and mix with some water for a spray solutions to keep the pests at bay. This home remedy will not kill the wasps but instead repel them in a humane way.

New Plants

Mix up the look of your garden with a few new additions that are repellent to wasps.

  • Peppermint
  • Eucalyptus
  • Spearmint
  • Thyme

These are useful plants that will make a nice addition to any garden.

Stay Protected

Always wear protective clothing including goggles, gloves and a mask when dealing with a wasps nest, even if it is quite small. Treat nests in the early morning or late evening, when the wasps are in the nest and less active.

Call in the Professionals

When you locate a nest you should call a wasp control expert staying away from harm. If you or anybody else in the household is allergic to wasp venom you need to make sure you don’t disturb the nest in any way.

 If you find you are inundated with wasps in your garden you may need some help with wasp nest removal – contact us here for expert and professional help and advice.

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