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Ants in the |Lawn


By Telme8

Vale of Glamorgan, Wales Wal

I have been asaked the question by a friend, how to treat a ant infested lawn, could someone help with some suggestions please?



either drown them bye flooding them with a trickle from a hose for a good while or get some ant powder killer make some holes in it round the sides and put the powder in it.

25 Oct, 2008


Thanks nosey potter, but I was wondering if there was a cause either poor soil conditions, lack of fertiliser or lack of air in the soil which incouraged them?

25 Oct, 2008


They like dry sandy soil and grass growing poorly. I leave mine alone and hope the Green Woodpecker comes back every day once he has found them.
Don't mind me i'm a nut case.

25 Oct, 2008


Hi there, my soil is heavy clay and i also have the problem, but it is an old lawn. I generally leave them alone the uneveness of the grass kind of suites the look of my garden anyway, the effect is a bit like teletubby land - my three year old loves it! lol but if they do become a pest i pour boiling water in them this does the trick, the best time to do this is when the flying ones come out so there are holes to pour it in, this cuts down on the damage to the grass, and does'nt require putting any powder down.

26 Oct, 2008


well perhaps they need to be got rid of now with ant powder instead of wating

26 Oct, 2008

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