Wasps/yellow jackets-> Slice a cucumber and arrange them in a single layer on an aluminum pan. The cucumber must be fresh – the pan MUST be aluminum. The cucumber reacts with the aluminum and gives off a chemical reaction.
How to keep Bees away!!! Dryer sheets are an easy way to keep bees away from your family during the summer months. Fold the sheet and put in pants pockets to help keep the pests away. For extra protection, rub the dryer sheet on your skin before you venture outside as these sheets work like repellent sprays.
DIY Natural Wasp Control : "slice cucumbers and lay them around your picnic or bbq; it keeps bees /wasps away. Learned this at the maple syrup booth at our state fair, no bees around. It was really amazing!