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we have 1 acre of lawn which has become covered with ants nests this year, how can I get rid of these as my grandchildren cannot play in the garden as they are being bitten.there are about 45 nests



Oh dear - what a task! It seems a shame to kill them, and you have so many. The quickest way is to pour kettles of boiling water on each nest. Then there are ant traps in DIY shops and Garden Centres but this would of course cost quite a bit. They do work, though. (We have a pair of green woodpeckers which do the job for us - would you like to borrow them? lol.) Good luck!

28 Aug, 2008


Marguerite, I've read your mention of 'pallets' before, but I don't know what they are. They may be something we can buy in the UK under another name - so please, what are they like?

28 Aug, 2008

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