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    How to get rid of wasps

    A bunch of them in our backyard. Anyone know of a good way to get rid of them?


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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    Water gun filled with gas and fire.

    Or the old aerosol can and fire trick.



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    Find out where they live, and introduce a female with a genetically enhanced super sex virus.

    Or wasp spray



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    Find where they made a nest and remove it. If they did it inside of something, seal it up. You could wait till they fill it with eggs and remove it. That way they will be deterred from building a new one.



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    Baseball bat



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    Find where they made a nest and remove it. If they did it inside of something, seal it up. You could wait till they fill it with eggs and remove it. That way they will be deterred from building a new one.
    Looked all over and can't find a nest anywhere. They wouldn't build one in the ground would they?


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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    Yes check the ground, usually where there isnt any grass. And then burn fill the hole with gas and light it. Also tape it.



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Looked all over and can't find a nest anywhere. They wouldn't build one in the ground would they?
    Depends what kind of wasp it is.



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    The nests are built of wood shavings, so they frequently build nests under decks and other wood planking, but i've seen them nest between plastic. Honestly the best way is to follow them.

    they could be underground if they are MUD DAUBERS - my favorite insect?



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    If it's in the ground, it's probably yellow jackets, which can be aggressive. Otherwise, it's probably either paper wasps or mud daubers, which are mostly harmless.



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    find the nest and take a two liter cut the top off put 1" of coke in it then put a piece of wood in the two liter then put some meat on the wood put the cut part of the two liter upside down in the two liter and let it set for awhile. female wasp are attracted to the sweetness of the coke and the males are attracted to the protein in the meat. put the two liter as close as you can to the nest I used a ladder it worked for me good luck



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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    Get a couple adventurous kids from the neighborhood, give each one a tennis racquet, and tell them to have fun.

    Or, call these guys...




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    Re: How to get rid of wasps

    people have different definitions of wasps.........what color/size are they? That will help you figure out where they are likely building.




    or more like this, possibly in other colors, like the yellow above or a blueish/black





    or you could just burn down your backyard, that's where I would start.



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