bees, wasps, and hornets

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by low baller, Apr 7, 2003.

  1. low baller

    low baller LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    i am already prepared for this question to get redirected to the hornets forum, but i'll ask here first anyways. how do you guys handle clients that have lawns that include huge nests of stinging creatures? do you ask them to take care of it before you'll treat the lawn or do you wear an astronaut suit going into the danger zone or what?

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  2. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,622

    As long as they tell me if they know about a nest I will spray.....its when they dont know that gets me......
     
  3. Rhett

    Rhett LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,071

    I call a low baller and let them have it:D
     
  4. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,457

    I tell them that it has to be treated before I'll come back. They have two choices, Let me treat it or call an exterminator. I won't come back till the do one or the other.

    I've been stung more than I ever want to already. :cry:
     
  5. the scaper

    the scaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 690

    usually by the time i realize they have a bee's nest, i'm standing in the middle of it doing a rain dance and slapping the **** out of myself. so i just try to finish the job and stay away from that area.when i come back again, i spray it.
     

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