That may work but my wife read about (and has used a bunch) a paste of meat tenderizer. It neutralizes the venom from the sting.Originally Posted by [b
In general, the bees that you see on flowers are critical to our environment and are are undergoing a crisis with their populations. The Xerces Society has published a few good books on the subject. "Forgotten Pollinators" is one and "Pollinator Conservation Handbook" is another.