The Q&A Archives: Hornet's Nest

Question: There's a large hornet's nest attached to my house, next to a 3rd floor attic window. It's too high up for the spray from a spray can

Answer: Yes, wasp, hornet and yellowjacket colonies die off naturally after the weather turns cold, and the paper carton disintegrates over the winter months. I'd just wait until this winter and then knock the nest down or allow it to weather away.

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