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How to treat a bee sting.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1978 (v.68#3) pg. 16

Controlling bees and wasps with hairspray as opposed to insecticides.

Suggestions on how to behave and dress to reduce the risk of being stung by bees, yellow jackets, wasps and hornets. Includes recommendations on what to do if stung.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 72

Tip on using borage plants to attract bees to your garden.
FINE GARDENING #12 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 8

Create a bee-friendly garden. Includes a list of flowering plants that attract and reward bumblebees in all growing seasons.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 57
Correction FINE GARDENING #70 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 5

Tips on controlling carpenter bees and keeping them from damaging wood structures.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #29 Oct-Nov 1985 pg. 10

Tip on making a "bee-removal system" which lets bees fly out from a hive, but not get back in. Ideal when trying to force bees to leave a nest in the walls of a house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #55 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 4

Put outdoor insects in their place with these techniques for controlling bees, wasps, flies and mosquitoes.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 36

Protecting yourself from pests, such as mosquitoes and bees, in the garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1997 (v.41#2) pg. 14

A garden of herbs that attracts bees. Includes a garden plan and plant list.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1992 (v.4#5) pg. 22

Tip on controlling carpenter bees which are boring holes in a log home.
HOME MECHANIX #736 Aug 1989 (v.85) pg. 84

Tip on how to make a mesh cover over a hole of ground nesting insects like hornets & bumblebees to keep them in the hole while you spray.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 29

Attracting bees to the garden. Culinary herbs that will lure them.
KITCHEN GARDEN #18 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 34

Tip: Use non-aerosol hair spray to keep hornets, bees, and wasps away from your outdoor picnic.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 44

Simple trap to attract pesky wasps, bees and hornets.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #113 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 38

How to make a trap for flies and bees from plastic milk jugs.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #156 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 10

Tip: Use aluminum window screening to keep bees from occupying a wrap-around porch railing.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1988 (v.16#4) pg. 19

Wood-destroying insects. Countering the bugs that attack buildings. Advice on termites, carpenter ants, and wood-boring beetles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.19#2) pg. 34
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.19#3) pg. 8 (Carpenter bees)

Tip: Use vinegar to treat bee stings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1982 (v.29#6) pg. 4

Tips on how to attract native bees and other non-bee pollinators.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 23

Tip for using a honey and water solution to attract bees into an orchard.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 78

Tips on attracting non-honeybee bees to your garden to do the important work of pollinating.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1999 (v.46#4) pg. 64