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The amazing cicada killing wasp

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May 14, 2011 — The amazing cicada killing wasp strikes fear into the hearts of many homeowners–and cicadas. Mike McGrath takes a closer look at this remarkable predator and provides organic answers to all your growing questions.

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Question of the Week

I have a “Cicada Killer” wasp problem in the summer time. The wasps always emerge from the same general area in the lawn, which happens to be adjacent to my pool, so the situation is quite problematic. (Although I must admit that no one has been stung by them and they aren’t aggressive.) I’m turning to you for help before they emerge this season. Get the answer »

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