10 tips to keep away wasps

keep away wasps

Do you know how to keep away the wasps?

Getting bothered by the wasps is not at all interesting. Wasps are scary and can be dangerous for some people with allergies. It is very important to keep the wasps away from the terrace and the house.

To do this, there are some little tricks and anti-wasp products. So here are our 10 tricks anti-wasp to quickly move them away.

The best repellents and products to keep away the wasps:

You do not have time to test our homemade stuff and recipes against the wasps? No problem, here are the best products and repellents anti wasps to buy online:  Wasp trap, electric racket and destruction of wasp nests.

1. A trap against bee’s wasps

keep away wasps

If you cannot keep the wasps away then why not make a wasp trap? Here’s how to do this trap:

  • Cut a plastic bottle in half and place it on the balcony.
  • In the bottom of the bottle, pour jam or beer mixed with honey.
  • Then reposition the other part of the bottle to close it, taking care to place the neck down.

The wasps will want to sweeten their beak, but will not be able to rise again to the surface thanks to this trap house. It is a really effective and fast anti-wasp solution to get rid of wasps, hornets and bees.


2. Remove wasps with coffee smoke

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A home remedy with ground coffee to quickly remove the wasps from the terrace this summer you interested?

  • Pour ground coffee into a small cup
  • Light a tiny portion of the coffee using a lighter or a match.
  • Wait until the smoke is formed to quickly remove the wasps.

The small smoke that will be released is an excellent home repellent against wasps and bees. Be careful though when you handle matches and or a lighter to not burn yourself

3. A fly squirt, but also a wasp!

A little more drastic as a way to keep away wasps than our usual natural stuff, the fly and wasp pad is perhaps the gadget that you need this summer.

Of course, you have to be careful as a wasp is much more dangerous and fierce than a fly, so be careful before using your special racquet! Make sure you have to kill only one wasp and not several because luck may turn against you, so be careful.


Here is a model of electric racquet against wasps and flies very popular on Amazon France. Simply read the buyer’s opinions to quickly understand that this anti-wasp gadget is really very effective.

4. Place a clove

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Here is another little trick anti wasp very simple and 100% natural. Are you outside and a wasp bothering you? Simply put crushed cloves on the table and the bees will immediately leave the terrace.

To make it even more effective as a repellent you can also prick cloves in a lemon. It is still enough to place the lemons on the terrace or on the windowsill. Difficult to make simpler than this repellent 100% natural to keep away the wasps and bees.

5. A little bleach

Very often wasps will be worn to want to sneak into the cracks of your home which can quickly turn into a serious problem. To keep them away the bleach can be useful!

  • Mixing water with bleach
  • Spray the mixture where usually the wasps are. (Be careful not to damage your walls and siding)
  • Never spray on plants or on the ground.

This is a trick that works really well to keep away the wasps. On the other hand, you have to repeat several times for this to be really effective in the long term against wasps and hornets.

6. Destroy a wasp nest

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Have you noticed the presence of a wasp nest near the house or the terrace? No matter which way you are going to use to destroy a wasp nest it is extremely important to take all the necessary precautions so you do not get stung

7. A branch of tomato plant

 tomato plant

Here is a little trick of grandmothers to quickly remove the wasps from the terrace this summer. So, to keep away the wasps, simply drop a branch of tomato plant near you when you are outdoors. The smell is excellent in order to make the wasps escape.

You can also plant in your flatbeds or grow on the balcony tomato plants as a repellent to wasp. It works well and in addition you will have a nice tomato crop this autumn.

8. Incense sticks as anti-wasp

When you eat outdoors, it may be that the wasps are attracted by the sweet smells that float in the air. Same thing with the barbecue, it is not uncommon to see wasps turning around the head of the kitchen outside on the terrace.

To remove them quickly, simply light incense sticks on the terrace near the dining table. Wasps and bees hate odors too strong like that of incense.

9. Use melon juice

Did you know that melon juice can be a solution to killing wasps on the balcony this summer? You simply need:

  • Pour melon juice into a bowl.
  • Place the bowl on the balcony or on the window sills.
  • Wasps will die while drinking this preparation.

Melon juice is a natural, easy and very quick trick to killing unwanted wasps. If you do not have melon juice then you can also scatter melon pieces in some places.

10. Plant cauliflower near strawberry plants


Do you have strawberry plants and wasps turn around these? We know an infallible trick to quickly remove wasps from your strawberry plants in the garden, kohlrabi!

Just sprinkle cabbages near your strawberries and the wasps will leave them to go to the chou rave. You can also plant directly in pots on the balcony and the terrace to keep away the wasps from your dining table or barbecue.