Wasp

5 Plants That Repel Bees and Wasps

While we all know that bees and wasps are pollinators, that doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice safety in your garden or backyard. Fortunately, making a few alterations to your existing gardens or flower beds can help repel these...

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Wasps

Finding an increase in wasps around your home or business can often be a scary experience. Not only do these pests have painful stings, but they are also often incredibly aggressive when they feel threatened. Fortunately, deterring wasps doesn't have to be...

Signs of a Wasp Nest

Residents of Oklahoma are no stranger to a variety of different wasps infiltrating their gardens, barbecues, or outdoor gatherings. Unfortunately, if you are experiencing high numbers of these pests, there is a good chance of a nest nearby. To compound this problem even...

Is It a Bee, Wasp, or Hornet?

As the temperatures start to climb, an array of winged insects will begin to make their presence known. While many will often be seen landing on flowers or making an appearance around backyard gatherings, it still might be difficult to quickly...

How to Get Rid of Wasps

HOW TO: Identify Prevent When to Call a Professional Wasps are one of those critters that sometimes people aren’t able to get the results they want without the assistance of a professional. Since wasps are flying insects, treating their nests...

How Do You Remove a Wasp Nest?

If you are like most people, a dive-bombing wasp will likely send you into a fit and have you screaming while running the opposite direction. Most wasp species can be very territorial and sting without warning when they feel threatened...

Are Wasps Beneficial Around the Home?

While wasps are most often associated with their painful sting and other annoying behaviors, they often fulfill several important roles around your home. While it can be hard to justify leaving them to their own devices when they aren't an...

Paper Wasps May Appear Indoors This Winter

For many Oklahoma residents, the arrival of winter may bring the unexpected presence of erratic paper wasps inside of their homes. While many members of a colony will die off in early fall, reproductive females will begin looking for places...

Protect Your Home This Spring with Wasp Control

While wasps do serve a role in keeping other garden pests at bay, they often tend to build their nests a little too close to homes for comfort. Even worse, wasps that are disturbed can become incredibly aggressive and provide...

Red Wasps vs. Yellowjackets

Red Wasps and Yellowjackets… while they both may be wasps in a general sense, they are two very different insects. Although they may be different, can you tell the difference between the two? Do you know how to identify them,...