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A hornet's nest can be dealt with and removed by flattening its surface or by spraying it with wasp or hornet spray. Hornets are aggressive and dangerous creatures despite their small size and it is best that the nest be... More »

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Bees, wasps and hornets possess many different characteristics aside from their reputation as stinging insects. Aesthetic differences include variances in color, size and shape, while their lifestyle differences vary in ... More »

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The main difference between wasps and hornets is that wasp colonies tend to be smaller, with fewer than 100 individuals, while hornet colonies typically have many more. It is often difficult to tell the difference betwee... More »

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To remove multiple hornet nests from a bush, locate the nest entrances, clear an escape path, don protective clothing, spray insecticide into the nest entrances, and monitor them for residual activity. You need insectici... More »

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To remove a hornets nest, mark the affected area, purchase hornet jet spray, prepare for extermination, spray the nest, and remove the nest. The best time to exterminate hornets is at night, when they are less active and... More »

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To kill hornets nesting in the ground, locate the nest entrance during the day, and wait until dark to pour a powdered insecticide recommended for hornets into the nest entrance. When approaching the nest, move slowly, a... More »

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Kill hornets by locating the nest, choosing a spray containing pyrethroid, spraying after sunset and sealing the opening to the nest. Look for a product with a propellant that sprays from up to 20 feet to protect yoursel... More »

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