How Can One Destroy a Yellow Jacket Nest in the Ground?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 5, 2020 4:05:02 AM ET

To get rid of a yellow jacket nest in the ground, pour soapy water into the nest's entrance, or treat the nest with commercial insecticide. Treating the nest can be completed in a few minutes, but some insecticides may require additional time to eliminate the yellow jackets. The nest can be covered with dirt after it is treated.