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Question by  kimbartick (2)

How do you exterminate sand bees?


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

Arm yourself with a good insecticide for sand bees and a bucket. Wait till late evening when the bees are in their hive. Soak the entrance of hive and set bucket(upside down) on top of entrance. This should take care of bee problem. Sand bees are beneficial to your garden and flowers in that they pollinate them, ensuring food success.


Answer by  Amy21 (460)

The way to get rid of sand bees would be to do several things. One way to do this is to light a citronella candle to drive them away. Another wya might be to light a fire bomb or spray the area to get rid of the bee problem beofre it gets out of hand.


Answer by  mannersandsuch (1796)

Wait until it is evening because in the evening the bee's are less active, the approach the nest careful and get a long shot bug spray with a long stream and spray the nest thoroughly. Make sure you back away quickly when you spray because they might sting you. THere is chance you will have repeat this until they die.


Answer by  Liz59 (10966)

Well you can exterminate sand bees by using spray such as raid. You can also spray ammonia onto the surfaces to keep them at bay.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

There are a lot of ways you can get rid of them go to walmart lawn and garden section and they will have something.


Answer by  thelostone (1457)

There are many different products available at your local store that sells garden supplies that treat the area you find them. Just go in and ask a sales associate.


Answer by  jisha (39)

To control sand bees you can use the mixture of bifenthrin, deltamethrin, methoprene, permethrin and cyfluthrin or eliminate by burning a piece of wood and taking it to the hive.


Answer by  TwoToneDodge (2204)

To kill the nest you need to flush it out with smoke or water. The only way to get rid of the queen is to stick a hose in there and blast her out. If you can kill her when shes out the nest should never return.

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