Underground Hornets Nest

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Old 08-15-19, 10:34 AM
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Underground Hornets Nest

Hello all,

This morning I found what I believe is an in-ground white-faced hornet's nest in my dog's fenced area.
I am looking for any help I can get as far as destroying it.


Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance


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08-15-19, 10:57 AM
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I get these in my shrub beds once and awhile.

Mix up a 5 gallon bucket of water and insect killer and just dump it on the nest in the evening when they are quiet.

You may need to go back and fill in some dirt, I'm not sure what they do with it but there have been some big voids!
 
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I get these in my shrub beds once and awhile.

Mix up a 5 gallon bucket of water and insect killer and just dump it on the nest in the evening when they are quiet.

You may need to go back and fill in some dirt, I'm not sure what they do with it but there have been some big voids!
 
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Just had the same thing. I just used wasp and hornet killer in the hole. Took two applications.
 
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Had one a few years ago and used Sevin Dust. They walked through it when exiting and never got airborne. I did mine during the day, just tossed a half cup full on top of the hole and got out of there. End of the nest.

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All good answers above. Sometimes, by my observation, the tunnel seems to go down and then up slightly which redirects the chemical, or maybe there are gaps in the soil underneath that just take it a different direction. This can require more than one treatment or require utilizing a combination of the above suggestions as liquid will go farther as pulled by gravity; aerosol will spread up and around better as it is light; dust will stay in place to get the ones entering/exiting which will take some of it in.

In other words, be persistent as it sometimes takes several treatments for us pros, too.
 
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