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RE: Eerie Quiet...Gene


Yes, they are very aggressive.  My problem is that I frequently don't see
them until I mow.  Last time I got stung, the nest was hidden beneath some
flowers...the mower mowed near and they got aggravated.  Wish I could teach
my dogs to ID them BEFORE they sting.


> [Original Message]
> From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/16/2006 5:30:46 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Eerie Quiet...Gene
>
> Water works on Bumble Bees so I don't see why it wouldn't work on Yellow
> Jackets as well.  Just don't step on them while they are down.  They can
> still sting!!! 
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of Bonnie Holmes
> Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 11:30 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Eerie Quiet...Gene
>
> Do you have any such tricks for yellow jackets?
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 6/16/2006 9:12:10 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Eerie Quiet...Gene
> >
> > If you hose the wasps and stuff down real good, you can get in and get
> what
> > you need.  They can't fly when they're wet.  That's what I do when I 
> > need
> to
> > move a nest.
> >
> > On 6/16/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > yep, gonna be hot here today too. Amazing how well the weeds grow 
> > > isn't it.... Learned to mulch as I do a section or by the time I get 
> > > back to do the mulching, the weeds are starting again. sigh.
> > >
> > >
> > > I have an outhouse for garden tools as well. Also a rustic bench ( 
> > > made from tree logs) next to it. I bouight mine at a craft fair, and 
> > > it has a cute window on the side- well window framing - Anyways, the 
> > > point is, I need to screen it in cause every wasp and hornet in the 
> > > neighborhood lives in there. It is a battle to decide who gets the 
> > > tools.....They get quite upset when I open the door to grab a shovel
> etc.....
> > >
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----
> > > From: Gene Bush <genebush@otherside.com>
> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 5:35:36 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Eerie Quiet...
> > >
> > >
> > > Summer has hit here....
> > >    Out watering containers in the nursery every other day now. Some
> trees
> > > and shrubs every day.
> > >    I am still crawling on my hands and knees through the garden 
> > > weeding every morning from about 9 until noon. Still a ways to 
> > > go.Next to renew the mulch in all the bare spots so I will not have 
> > > as much of a problem
> later
> > > on
> > > with weeds.
> > >    Doing a bit of transplanting as I go. Trying to get plants from 
> > > the holding area into the garden. Lots of trees and shrubs to go 
> > > yet. Looks like it will high summer before they get into the ground 
> > > and then they will need watering frequently until the can take root. 
> > > I want to get a few crafty type things done this summer. Want to 
> > > paint come coordinating trim in a few places... lawn chairs and 
> > > tables, trim on the new covered bridge, one
> end
> > > of
> > > the garage where we now have a shelf over the garage door. If.. big
> if...
> > > I
> > > can find the time I want to have an outhouse constructed just past 
> > > where the covered bridge sets at the edge of the woods. (for tool 
> > > storage on that side of the property)
> > >    Always lots to do...
> > >    Gene E. Bush
> > > Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> > > www.munchkinnursery.com
> > > genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> > > Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > >
> > >
> > > > Just out watering is all here.  Donna, you work too hard!
> > > >
> > > > On 6/15/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> I am here too, but busy. Just another 300 contracts to modify and 
> > > >> I
> can
> > > >> call it a night...sigh. I have already put in 59 hours this week 
> > > >> and still have another day to work this week...and I wonder why I 
> > > >> am
> always
> > > >> tired.
> > > >> Donna
> > >
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> >
> >
> > --
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
> >
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