Do citronella candles work for Wasps?
Also asked, what smells do wasps hate?
It's easy-- wasps and hornets HATE the scent of peppermint oil. Mix a tablespoon of peppermint oil with four cups of water, and you've got a powerful repellent spray; it's even effective enough to drive the wasps and hornets from their nests, but without dangerous chemicals.
Likewise, how do you keep wasps away from your house? Incidentally, you can also use a similar solution to get rid of fruit flies. Alternatively, white vinegar mixed with equal parts water can be used as a spray to keep the wasps away. Another creative, natural repellent is a wasp decoy, which can deter wasps from building nests around your yard or inside your home.
Beside this, what is the best repellent for wasps?
Wasp Repellent Plants that Keep Wasps Away
- Mint. Mint is the best herb that repels all kinds of wasps and mosquitoes as well.
- Wormwood. It is also known as Artemisia and is a shrub.
- Lemongrass. Lemongrass also has a high tendency to repel wasps and other insects.
Does mosquito repellent work on wasps?
Most insect repellents do not deter wasps but some websites suggest that those containing DEET (check the label) may help repel wasps. "Tropical strength" 50% DEET insect repellant is now available. Additionally you should avoid floral patterns and shiny or other bright colours.