ground hornets

How To Get Rid Of Ground Hornets

Ground Hornets may erect nests in rotted tree stumps & spaces in ceilings or walls, but they mostly erect their nests in the rodent burrows. These nests are usually isolated, it can’t be removed. It’s best to leave the hornets alone till they create a threat. If they do create a threat, the ground hornets must be poisoned or trapped. 

              The safest & easiest way to get rid of the hornet’s nest is to call a professional. If you decided to do all on your own then mark & located the entrance of the nest during the day but take all actions in the night, when the insects are most likely to be inside the nests & less active. You must take safety measures by wearing protective clothing like coveralls, boots, veiled headgear & heavy gloves approaching a hornet’s test. 

Ground Hornets
How To Get Rid Of Ground Hornets

              Binding down your cuffs & collars of your pants & sleeves. You can also set up the lighting plan, using for the distance from the nests because the hornets can be attracted to the light. 

  1. Soap & Water can be the easiest plan to deal with the problem. Surge a solution of water & soap into the nest’s entrance. 
  2. Defoliant dust is the perfect way to kill the colony. Spray at the entrance of nest’s every three days, till there is no activity in the daytime around the nests. 
  3. Procure lure traps & hang them in the area that you may want to get rid of the hornets. Hang the traps from 2 to 4 feet above the ground in an area, that is probably 80 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Clean & empty the traps every three to four weeks. However, traps will not abolish the hornets altogether, combative trapping can importantly reduce their numbers. 


We hope that we’ve cleared your queries regarding how to get rid of ground hornets. Now it’s time to implement the instructions step by step by taking full safety measures to get rid of this problem. If you are allergic to the bee stings or if you do not have the proper equipment, don’t attempt to get rid of the hornets, call a professional. See you in our next article. 

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