Wasps can benefit your garden by consuming dead flies and insects. But when it comes to them stinging people, they may become a bit of a bother.

Bald Faced Hornets

Where do they live?

These wasps are found throughout the United States. They build large nests that hang from trees and sometimes buildings.

What do they eat?

Bald-faced hornets enjoy sweets, such as nectar or fruit juices.

Yellow Jackets

Where do they live?

Yellow jackets typically build their nests underground. This is because they prefer cooler, dark spaces.

What do they eat?

Yellow jackets eat small insects and spiders. They occasionally eat human food as well.

European Hornets

Where do they live?

These types of hornets enjoy hollow spaces, such as a hollow tree or hollow areas of walls in houses.

What do they eat?

Drywood termites eat wood and cellulose, a substance found in plants.

Subterranean Termites

Where do they live?

Being that they need soil to survive, subterranean termites typically live underground or near wet areas above ground. They create mud tunnels underground for a quick and efficient way to get food.

What do they eat?

Along with small insects such as grasshoppers, European Hornets also eat tree sap.