1: Use citrus peels around feeders to deter bees and ants.

2: Plant mint, lavender, or marigolds near feeders to repel pests.

3: Hang decoy wasp nests near feeders to keep bees away.

4: Create a moat with water around feeders to deter ants.

5: Sprinkle cinnamon or cayenne pepper around feeders to repel insects.

6: Place cucumber slices near feeders to keep bees and ants at bay.

7: Clean feeders regularly to prevent attracting pests.

8: Use a feeder with built-in bee guards to protect nectar.

9: Avoid using yellow feeders, as bees are attracted to this color.