Garden Trading Buzz Off Glass Wasp Catcher

Code: 70030531
  • £7.50
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  • Dimensions: H17cm x W13cm x D13cm
  • Crafted in glass with a wire handle for hanging and a cork stopper

It's so lovely sitting out in the garden when summer comes, but wasps seem to have other ideas when it comes to making the garden a relaxing escape. This ingenious Buzz Off Glass Wasp Catcher from Garden Trading distracts winged pests from you and your lunch by luring them into the glass with an irresistible reservoir of bait such as sweet sugar water.

Whilst flying into the catcher through the hole in the bottom proves easy enough, they cannot quite get their heads around the return journey, keeping them trapped until you empty it or take out the cork.

  1. Choose your bait. A simple but effective bait is water mixed with a table spoon of sugar. Boil the water, dissolve the sugar into it, then let it cool and pour it into the trap.
  2. Gardeners hoping to target wasps without luring bees and other helpful insects should consider using beer or a high-protein bait such as meat. Other ways to keep honeybees safe include hanging the trap far away from flowering plants and fruit trees.
  3. Make sure the catcher is empty, then fill it with bait. Do this by removing the cork, and carefully pouring/placing the bait into the bottom reservoir, being careful not to overfill it or spill it out of the hole in the bottom.
  4. Replace the cork.
  5. Hang the catcher from a branch or hook well away from you and enjoy your garden free from pesky wasps!

Those wishing release the insects after you've finished in the garden should bear in mind that, whilst wasps will not hold a tiny grudge against you for trapping them, you should be careful not to make them feel threatened while releasing them to avoid a nasty sting.

Delivery in the UK

We offer FREE* delivery for all UK orders over £50 (*standard post, not including single greetings cards, fragile items or furniture).

Standard post £3.95 on orders up to £50 - delivery between 2-5 working days
Next day SIGNED FOR delivery Mon-Fri £8.95 
Next day SIGNED FOR Saturday delivery £10.95
Greetings card postage £1.95 on orders up to £50 (UK only) - delivery between 2-5 working days
Popaball postage £2.95 on orders up to £50 (UK only) - delivery between 2-5 working days

  • We aim to despatch goods within 24 hours of receipt of order (except at weekends & bank holidays).
  • Our daily cut-off is 2pm for UK orders - orders placed after 2pm Monday to Friday will be despatched the following working day.
  • Orders placed after 2pm Friday will be despatched the following Monday (unless Saturday delivery has been selected).
  • Items marked with a FRAGILE ITEM sash can only be sent by Next Day Delivery to UK mainland addresses (excludes Highlands & Islands)
  • Items marked with an AVAILABLE IN STORE sash can be shipped to you at cost, depending on the size and weight of item - please telephone our office on 01386 853331 or email enquiries@cotswoldtrading.com

Please see our delivery & returns policy for more information, and for Europe / International delivery rates.

Returns and refunds

Christmas 2017: We are extending our refund policy so that any item bought online during November and December 2017 can be returned in its original condition up until 19th January 2018.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase then please return the item(s) within 28 days of purchase in perfect condition for a full product refund or a replacement. 

If you would like to cancel your order at any time prior to despatch please call us.

As the parcel and its contents are your responsibility until delivered, we recommend you send the goods to us by registered post. Please note: we do not refund postage charges on returned goods for items that are not damaged or faulty.

Items can be returned to our store in Broadway, however any refund payments will not be processed through our shop tills and instead handed to our internet warehouse team. Refunds will then be processed via your original payment method on our website (if you return an item to our store over the weekend, the refund will be processed the next working day).

Please note: We can't offer refunds or exchanges on perishable goods such as food, underwear or earrings, unless faulty or not as described. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Our returns address is:

Returns Department
Cotswold Trading
36 High Street
Broadway
Worcestershire
WR12 7DT

Please see our Payment & Security policy for more information.

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