Wasp report July 2011

After a warm start July became unsettled with many showers and longer periods of rain, night time temperatures could be very chilly, and this will have suppressed the ongoing development of local wasp colonies

Nevertheless the colonies will still be growing and will be doing an excellent job of pest control in your garden -they will be catching aphids, caterpillars, houseflies, and grasshoppers to feed their young. In this way wasps play an important role in our eco system.