Mark_Greenwood
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Joined: Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:01 pm

Ants everywhere

Hello

I seem to have a problem with ants in my garden. Not only are they in the borders, they seem to be in the grass everywhere as well. I have finally managed to repel the ants from my house by dusting ant powder around cracks/patio etc, however the grass and borders seem to be infested.

Trying to find a nest is proving difficult as there are so many ants i cant track where they are coming from. They crawl up the garden furniture, they come in on your shoes when you have been out there. I am not sure what I can do.

Can anyone suggest a way of ridding my garden of them? Ideally I would like something I can just water all over the garden, as I cant seem to find the nests.

Thanks in advance

garden_mom
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Joined: Tue Mar 14, 2006 12:12 am
Location: Detroit, MI

There is a thread on this either in Perrenials or Vegetable Gardening, I can't remember which. Anyway, it's two pages long and full of good ideas. :D

opabinia51
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Location: Victoria, BC

Cinnamon seemed to be the best method, ground cinnamon. Cheap from walmart.

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