Re: House and garden experts: Bee repellent?
The yellow jackets up here seem to prefer nesting in structures. They commonly nest in the eaves and wall spaces of homes. If you have siding, they'll get in behind the siding to build their nests. When I was a kid, we had a yellow jacket nest in the wall of our family room bigger than a basketball, only a thin sheet of paneling between us and them.
Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.