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can anyone tell me how to get rid of ants the branches of my shrub are covered in them



Ants on plants usually means they're infested with aphids - treat the aphids and the ants disappear, they're just collecting the honeydew from the aphids.

30 May, 2011


thanks bamboo, the shrub is a deutzia it has a honey scent so could that cause the ants to go on it

30 May, 2011


Not something I've observed in the past - is there no sign of aphid infestation or scale?

30 May, 2011


I agree with Bamboo, check the new leaf growth cos thats where I usually find aphid infestations at this time of year!

30 May, 2011

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