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Discussion: FGW's!!

in: 'Bent; 'Bent > 2016-08-02

Aug 2, 2016 8:34 PM # 
Only thing worse than FDF's!!
Aug 2, 2016 8:49 PM # 
Looks like 'Bent is going to live. We got the Benadryl ready and watched the swelling grow and subside over 2 hours. Phew!
Aug 3, 2016 2:08 AM # 
Yikes - I've had two nests on my property over the years and got stung a lot taking them out. Buggers!
Aug 3, 2016 4:06 AM # 
Carbon's Offset:
Thank goodness you saved the 'Bent and the 'bent!
Aug 3, 2016 11:43 AM # 
If anyone's in Albion, I'd avoid the Get Groen singletrack for a while. The nest is in the mess of blown down trees near the end.
Aug 3, 2016 1:09 PM # 
I'll stop by on my commute home and throw lit matches in there until they go away.
... actually I think that's already been tried in Palgrave a few years back, with poor results :-()
Aug 4, 2016 11:53 AM # 
We had a nest in our backyard last year, which I discovered with an open can of canoe varnish in the hand that got stung (with predictable results- a varnish bath for me) and the simplest way to get rid of them was to put a clear plastic container over the opening. They may be nasty but they're dumb- they all accumulated under the plastic trying to get out and that was that- non toxic.
Aug 5, 2016 6:02 PM # 
Wow never thought of ground wasps good thing I think Dee and I did not hot that trail yesterday!!!

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