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By Suecobb

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I wonder if anyone help with my ant problem. No matter what I do I can't get rid of them munching away on my veggies. I have tried ant powder but to no avail. I cant find their nest and there are literally hundreds of them. Does anyone have any ideas?



I too have a problem with ants....Someone told me they don't like apple cider vinegar (which I love!) -When I have good reason to use this -I will post in here.
Also quoted to me was 'antbait' which you can get at B&Q -apparently they carry this back to the colony which wipes it out.

16 May, 2011


Ants don't eat plants, even cabbages - they're usually present on plants because there are aphids present, and they like the honeydew they produce. Treat for the aphids and the ants will go.
If you think there's a nest nearby, you can now buy a nematode solution for getting rid of ants, made by Nemesys, available from The Green Gardener, but I've never used it, don't know how good it is, nor do I know if you need to apply it directly to a nest.

16 May, 2011


If you can locate the ant nest boiling water is solution BUT as ants themselves do no harm in the garden I would let them be.

16 May, 2011

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