Wasps are making outdoor dining impossible!

How can we take back our yard?

It’s beautiful weather for eating outdoors. But as soon as you get settled, the wasps arrive. They attack your plate and dive bomb your beverage. It’s not fun at all, especially for people allergic to wasp stings.

While five types of wasps are common in Canadian yards, the yellowjacket is most problematic when dining outdoors. Sporting yellow and black markings, the aggressive scavengers will steal meat right off your plate. These wasps can arrive in large numbers -- nests may contain up to 5,000 workers – and are most noticeable in late summer, when their population peaks.

Bees, while also yellow and black, do not engage in such behaviour. They also have fuzzy bodies compared to the smooth bodies of wasps.

 

How do I get rid of yellowjackets in my yard?

 

The experts at Pest HQ suggest the following DIY tips:

 

We’re confident you’ll be dining alfresco in no time! Questions? Contact Pest HQ.

 

Read more: 

About wasps and hornets

https://pesthq.ca/blogs/hornets-wasps/about-wasps-and-hornets

How to get rid of wasps

https://pesthq.ca/blogs/hornets-wasps/how-to-get-rid-of-wasps-and-hornets

 

Visit our Hornets & Wasps product page!

 

 

 

 

 

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