The Scotts Company Hornet & Wasp Killer from Ortho

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  • Ortho Hornet & Wasp Killer - Not my #1 Choice

    Jun 29, 2001 by michiman1 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Home and Garden
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Does the job in killing these pests.
    Cons: Toxic and sprays in a sloppy, "foamy" stream somewhat less than the claimed 20 feet

    Summary: Iíve been lucky, only being stung a handful of times during the course of my life, but it appears my luck ran out the other evening while reaching into my sprinkler valve box. I tried Ortho Hornet & Wasp Killer for the first time because it was ... read more

  • The Ortho Hornet & Wasp Killer --- Works wonders in those Summer months

    Feb 16, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: works as advertised, one spray (per-nest) is enough, inexpensive, foaming destroys the nest
    Cons: its a pesticide

    Summary: Needing to deal with an incessant yellow jacket problem at the house, I decided to give the Ortho Hornet and Wasp Killer a try. The directions seemed simple enough, as I shook the can and aligned the nozzle with the dot on the side as instructed. ... read more

  • Effective Hornet and Wasp Killer

    Dec 29, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works
    Cons: Some Environmental/Safety Concerns

    Summary: My first experience with hornets was a painful one, and one that I hope to never repeat. When I was a young boy, I used to go camping with my family at least once a month. I always looked forward to these trips, and whatever encounters that may happen ... read more

  • Successfully killed my wasps, on the second try

    Nov 22, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Effective at killing the wasps I needed killed.
    Cons: Needed two applications, nasty poison.

    Summary: As if fire ants weren't enough of a pain in my yard, I recently discovered a large colony of wasps hanging out in my garden. I detest using poison, but I needed to be able to work in my garden without being stung, so I went to Lowes and found this ... read more

  • Hornet & Wasp Killer from Ortho. Better them dead than stinging me..

    Jul 4, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Gets the job done first time..
    Cons: Very strong poison, keep animals away when using.

    Summary: I was mowing our grass the other night and low and behold I was attacked by at least twenty hornets. Even though Jennifer only counted six sting bumps on me I was so furious I felt like getting a gas can and fill up their nest and watching my ground ... read more

  • Ortho Hornet & Wasp Killer Is A Killer

    May 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It works and has worked for me on the first try.
    Cons: Really, really dangerous. Be very careful with it.

    Summary: I am reviewing Ortho Hornet & Wasp Killer because I own it, have used in too many times and it works. I say too many times because I really donít like to kill living things that havenít done me any harm. I have a few sentences below on why we do ... read more

  • This spray takes the "sting" out of back yard fun!

    Jul 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Eliminates those nasty stinging insects...fast!
    Cons: Foam can drip if applied too thickly.

    Summary: Every year, as it grows warmer, my husband is oftentimes observed, stick in one hand, "Ortho" in the other, searching under our deck railings for wasp nests! And every year, he finds more than he bargained for! It sems the builder of our home, nice ... read more

  • Ortho Hornet and Wasp Spray Works

    May 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Kills wasps on contact from a distance
    Cons: Can empties quickly

    Summary: Living in Florida, the land of bugs, means that you have wasp nests every spring. They seem to find their way under your eaves, windowsills, gutters, etc. If you ignore them, they just get bigger and bigger. Wasps are scary ... read more

  • No more Bald-Faced Hornets!

    Apr 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Kills hornets within seconds.
    Cons: May need 2 or more cans. Is toxic, so keep kids & pets away.

    Summary: I recently had a few friends that made my pine tree their new home. These little creatures were called Bald-faced Hornets. Given by their body size, and the shape and size of their nest, I found their name on the internet. Yesterday ... read more

  • Kills Wasp & Hornets On Contact

    Apr 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Super Jet Spay That Reaches Nests Up To 20 Feet Above Ground.
    Cons: Toxic, Keep Away From Children.

    Summary: Yes, Ortho Hornet & Wasp Killer does just that. It kills wasp and Hornets on contact. To me this is an essiential product that I use every Spring and Summer. Living in the country, there is always some type of Wasp or Hornet building a nest ... read more

  • this works

    Dec 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: it works well
    Cons: none

    Summary: Living in sunny Florida, we always have to worry about one pest or another. But one of the worst, in my book anyway, is the wasp and hornet. I know everything has a purpose in life and that a wasp and hornet is a necessary evil. Except when ... read more

  • INVASION OF LADYBUGS

    Oct 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works on wasps & hornets
    Cons: May not work on ladybugs

    Summary: Today was my day off, and it was a beautiful fall day. Instead of relaxing, I followed through on my promise to wash windows on the first nice day. After gathering all my cleaning "stuff", I approached the "long put off" project in a ... read more

  • Mutant wasps can't be killed!

    Oct 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Kills from a good distance
    Cons: Some lived to tell about it.

    Summary: Mowing the lawn can be a pleasant and serene experience at times. On a sunny, New England fall day, it's quite peaceful. That it was last Saturday. I was making geometric patterns in my weeds. Rectangles are geometric, are they not? ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • DO NOT BUY THIS

    Jul 27, 2012 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Kill bugs.
    Cons: Kills you.

    Summary: We had it on our shelf in the laundry room. At 2am it decided to bust a hole i the side by itself and smoked up the whole room setting off the fire alarm. We had to evacuate our house and open all doors and windows to let the house air out for about an ... read more

  • Kills also carpenter bees..

    Oct 17, 2011 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Spray sticks to insect
    Cons: did not find any

    Summary: My house were under attack of carpenter bees for last several years. They drilled holes into exposed fascias and wooden beams giving them gradually look of colander.I used Raid spray all the time, which was good for anything else but these noicy ... read more

  • Hornet canned shaving cream

    Aug 1, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: The Brand Name on the can is what sold the product, about $3.00 a can.
    Cons: 20 foot range? 8-10 at best. Potency? 4 out of 10.

    Summary: This was my third brand of Hornet spray I've tried. I buy batches of 4 cans at a time.Those Hornets will not die. I spray directly on them and They fly all over madder than Hades still covered with foam! When the foam wears off, the hornets sit on the ... read more

  • Ortho not recommended

    Jan 4, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Significantly cheaper than Raid.
    Cons: Weak, Short Range, Runs out quickly.

    Summary: Over the summer of 2005 I worked for the Public Works department of a city in Utah. During my employment there I was often required to go on Wasp hunting missions. Wasps are a serious problem for the parks crews here, and me and two other workers put ... read more

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