How to make a yellow jacket trap

How to make a yellow jacket trap

Yellowjacket wasps are a threat to humans but can also be a benefit to your garden. However, most people agree that the danger the wasps present overshadows their benefits. Yellowjackets are part of a large family of wasps, paper wasps, mud daubers and hornets are all a part of this very tightly nit family. They…

How to get rid of wasps in the back yard

How to get rid of wasps in the back yard

Getting rid of wasps in the back yard isn’t too hard. But before you get rid of them you should think about how much they are bothering you. If they leave you alone and keep to themselves then you may not need to get rid of them. Wasps are a very beneficial insect to have…

How to find hidden wasps nests and eradicate them

How to find hidden wasps nests and eradicate them

Wasps are not a joke. They are one of the worst and most dangerous infestations a homeowner can have. They are nasty and aggressive and prone to sting even without cause. They will chase your kids and pets around and if anyone is allergic to the sting they could easily die in tens of minutes…

How to differentiate bee and wasp nest

How to differentiate bee and wasp nest

Bees are something everyone knows and are accustomed to. Bees are a helpful part of our ecosystem and spread life around the world. Without them our ecosystem would collapse and millions of species of plant and animal and insect would die from the ecological loss. Bees are not wasps. Wasps are helpful They kill other…

How does a bumble bee and a yellow jacket differ

How does a bumble bee and a yellow jacket differ

Wasps and bees are very similar but also very different. A key difference is how bees and wasps like to live. Bees are very social insects and build colonies of tens of thousands all to support one single queen. There as many types of bee nests as their are kinds of bees. Most bees build…

Do yellow jacket wasp nests die in the winter

Do yellow jacket wasp nests die in the winter

The yellow jacket is a very aggressive and destructive insect that will sting in swarms if even slightly aggravated. Merely approaching a nest is enough to warrant an attack. Their sting is incredibly painful and if enough sting you, or you are allergic, the effect can be fatal. Yellowjacket wasps are incredibly dangerous. They will…

Do wasps have any natural predators

Do wasps have any natural predators

Wasps come in all shapes and sizes. They ruin your picnics they threaten your safety and their sting in like a hot steel nail. They may be pollinators and they may help kill other more annoying pests, but the good they bring is far overshadowed by the danger.  Now I know most people would think…

Can wasps nest continue after you kill the queen

The queen seems like an obvious target. She provides the nest with larva while the workers serve her wishes and feed the larva she births. But this is not always the case. Some nests may have more than one queen and some nests may share queens with other nests so it is not the best…

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Can wasps come through vents

Wasps are one of the most aggravating and dangerous infestations a person can have. There a broad variety of different wasps, some of which are not aggressive but most of them are. Wasps run the gamut in looks and lifecycle but they are all bound by the fact that they can sting as many times…

Are black wasps with blue wings dangerous_

Are black wasps with blue wings dangerous?

Black wasps are especially large insects have have strange blue irredescent wings that glimmer in the sun. They are quite beautiful and almost majestic. Some call it the Great Black Wasp. This wasp, at least the females. Do not have nests. They live on their own and raise their children without assistance. They can be…