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Recently, I came home from holiday to find that there was now a nest of wasps in a old bucket in my garden. Any ideas on how to get rid of them? Any help would be appreciated

Asked By: - 7/27/2010
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Michael; A professional Pest Controller would probably ask about the £30.00 mark to handle the nest. Some sole traders, without a Manager on their back might well charge less. I would. It'd be such an easy job and would take minimal equipment... More
Answered By: Rat Catcher - 7/27/2010
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my neighbour found a nest on her apple tree, she called the pest control, but it took them ages to get back to her with the date, so she just took a can of Raid (for house insects) and sprayed the nest. They all died and never bothered her again. sorry if it's a bit drastic, but it's from recent experience and it works... More
Answered By: gavira_76 - 7/27/2010
 
gavira is right, RAID works wonders. If you don't have access to Raid, believe it or not, a spray bottle filled with warm water and dish liquid, will also take care of the problem.
Answered By: ansmenam - 7/27/2010
 
Yes you can use a 15 dust or 10 dust at garden store. It's white comes in a bag. It is white powder and you spread it over the area. They will never come back again use a mask and shower after. But best way is wait till early morning or late evening and spray the nest with any hornet wasp spray. I usually soak the nest... More
Answered By: wpanther30 - 7/27/2010
 
gasoline works
Answered By: InGODweTrust - 7/27/2010
 
just got RSI of 2 nestsmyself , i waited till dark to make sure they had all gone back into the nest and used wasp powder , , next day found another nest under roof tiles , also half my street had them , but got rid of them in the end ,
Answered By: jessieblue - 7/27/2010
 
Oh gosh, what a surprise! I highly suggest you to go and purchase some professional products! I personally love this online pest control service. It's called "PestMall."Spray this all over their nesting area: http://www.pestmall.com/stingray-wasp-hornet-jet-spray.html. Then, you should be fine. You could try Raid but I... More
Answered By: Olivia Parker - 7/28/2010
 
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