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Tip: How to build a remote control device for a can of insecticide so you can get rid of hornets without getting stung.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1980 (v.58#4) pg. 180

Controlling bees and wasps with hairspray as opposed to insecticides.

Sketches show two traps to make for yellowjackets and flying insects.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.81#5) pg. 41

Trap for yellow jackets or hornets is made from a 2-liter plastic bottle.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1999 (v.83#4) pg. 29

How to get rid of a nest of wasps.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #137 Aug 1972 (v.22#6) pg. 45

When and how to spray wasps' nests.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #210 Jul-Aug 1980 (v.30#6) pg. 16

Tip describes how to bait yellow jackets away from an outdoor entertaining area.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 90

Suggestions on how to behave and dress to reduce the risk of being stung by bees, yellow jackets, wasps and hornets. Includes recommendations on what to do if stung.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 72

Nontoxic wasp trap uses vinegar to attract the wasps.
FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 10

Put outdoor insects in their place with these techniques for controlling bees, wasps, flies and mosquitoes.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 36

Tips on controlling yellow jackets.
GARDEN GATE #16 Aug 1997 pg. 38

Tip on how to make a mesh cover over a hole of ground nesting insects like hornets & bumblebees to keep them in the hole while you spray.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 29

Tip: Use non-aerosol hair spray to keep hornets, bees, and wasps away from your outdoor picnic.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 44

How to identify chalcids, parasitic wasp species that feed on the eggs of harmful insects.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #98 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 142

Simple trap to attract pesky wasps, bees and hornets.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #113 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 38

How to "homegrow" chalcid and braconid wasps to counter hornworms and noctuid caterpillars in the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 124

How to control whiteflies in a greenhouse by using a tiny, stingless wasp, the Encarsia Formosa.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1977 (v.24#9) pg. 124

How to use wasps to help control unwanted insects in your yard and garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1980 (v.27#1) pg. 182

Make a wasp trap from a one-gallon plastic milk jug.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1983 (v.30#2) pg. 22

Tips on controlling wasps and yellow jackets.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1983 (v.30#4) pg. 14

Tip: Trap wasps by "misting" them with water.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1983 (v.30#12) pg. 22

Tip on eliminating yellowjacket nests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1995 (v.42#7) pg. 22
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1996 (v.43#1) pg. 12

Parasitic wasps, their life cycle, habits and how to attract them to your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1997 (v.44#2) pg. 22

Tip on using parasitic wasps to get rid of houseflies.
SUNSET Jun 1987 (v.178#6) pg. 204

New and old weapons in the battle against yellow jackets. Tips on avoiding situations that attract them and a summary of traps, bait compounds and sprays that can be used.
SUNSET Jun 1989 (v.182#6) pg. 118B