Asian Hornet Threat in 2017
Hornets
Bee keepers will this year be ushering in the summer months with some trepidation following sightings of the Asian Hornet (Vespa mandarinia) in Gloucestershire and Somerset in the autumn of 2016. The insect which is already well established in main land Europe was spotted in the area of Tetbury and …
Ant Season Only A Few Weeks Away
Ants
Although to most of us we’re still in the thick of winter, six to eight weeks from now the beginning of the ant season will be upon us, and early detection and treatment is by far the best way to tackle the problem. Treatments that are applied late in the …