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post #1 of 7 Old 09-27-2008, 05:55 PM Thread Starter
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How to kill wasp

I was out in the yard killing some wasp and thought I might share this safe, easy, and green way to kill the little stinging pest.

A cheap and safe way to kill Wasp is to buy one of these garden sprayer (about $3.00) and mix 1/4 cup dish soap and then fill it up with water. Simply spray wasp and nest and watch them die. You can't get any greener than that. The soap don't kill the wasp, it's the water that kills them. How you say? Well dish soap brakes the suffice tension of water allowing the water to be absorbed easily. Thus drowning the wasp. It works on all kinds of fling things that breath through their abdomen. Unrelated but just as handy, is to add dish soap to warm bleach water and spray your house with it before you pressure wash the house.
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post #2 of 7 Old 10-03-2008, 03:29 PM
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That is a great idea. Using the same hose end sprayer, you can also mix a 50/50 solution of liquid dish soap and household ammonia and spray your landscape and grass. It will clean the plants with the soap and give them a shot of nitrogen that they can absorb immediately with the ammonia. Red

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Well this was a spam bump, but that's ok because I didn't see this post. It predates me but I like the info. I didn't know this. I get a lot of wasps and I'd like to use something besides a stream of misty poison that I'm sure I breath plenty of.
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berrymans b 12 carb spray will knock them down quick, no wiggle, no crawling, they just drop
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Hold a lighter in front of the B12 and it makes a mice flame thrower :-0

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get this 1215 views....4 replies

Originally Posted by ACP View Post
Well this was a spam bump, but that's ok because I didn't see this post. It predates me but I like the info. I didn't know this. I get a lot of wasps and I'd like to use something besides a stream of misty poison that I'm sure I breath plenty of.
good info however. bill

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Hi friends,
Use wasp and hornet spray.The real trick is to do it at night when they are all in the nest.Make sure you know where they are going in and spray in the hole.
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