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help! ants!

Posted by terriebari 5 (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 26, 08 at 8:39

I just went out to cut back my window box, which has a few cosmos. The cosmos are covered in ants! They are your run of the mill black ants, like you might get in the house after a lot of rain.

I'm in Nh where it has rained just about every day this week. My window boxes look terrible, and now this..

Anything I can do about the ants/

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RE: help! ants!

You can put ant traps in the window boxes...but I suspectt he ants are eating rotting wood in your window boxes. Mormally I would say sprinkle about borax mixed with sugar and flour, but borax may kill your plants and will not be good for the soil in the boxes.
Linda C

RE: help! ants!

If you search 'ants' on gardenweb you will find lots of easy ways to solve the ant problem. Al

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