Stinger, do you have any oriental shops near you? You might find actual lemongrass, or go to a health food store and you can get the oil. If you do a search on lemongrass, there are at least two fairly notorious posts on the matter within the recent week.
i consider undesirable bees wasps, hornets yellow jackets... although i assume they have a purpose in nature but that type i do not want to attract. ( kind of like people i guess there are some that you like and some that you don't want anything to do with ( undesirables) ).
Where I have my bees now is kind of in the center of large field. I couldn't find a good place to put a swarm box so I just put it about 50' away and on top of a cynder block. Do you think that's too low to catch a swarm?
Let's define "works". Swarm lures work, in the sense that they attract the attention of scout bees (I've never used it that I didn't see scout bees show up) and it improves the changes of a swarm moving in. But bait hives are like fishing. You may or may not get bees in one. The lure (or the lemongrass oil) just improves the odds. Nothing is a sure thing. Putting them up in a tree improves the odds. Old comb improved the odds.
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