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Old 07-16-2007, 01:12 PM
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Neem works well. About as well as any good insecticidal soap, because that's what it is. I've always had good luck with M-Pede. Not sure if it's labeled for ants though. Good luck.
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Old 07-16-2007, 01:21 PM
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What do they charge a day for the ant eater? Is there a deposit?
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Old 07-17-2007, 03:07 AM
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Try this stuff http://www.terro.com/products.php

Iv used the liquid and it really works
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Old 07-17-2007, 07:12 AM
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ants

i have the answer!!! pour a mound of corn meal on the ground and the ants will carry it back and eat it... BUT!!! the ants can't digest corn meal so they will DIE!!!
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Old 07-17-2007, 02:57 PM
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i havnt had problems in the yard with mounds but about a month ago i found a trail in my house near the kitchen sink and someone told me to use ground cinnimon so i did and it work, just put a little down where the trail was and in a few hours they was gone
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Old 07-18-2007, 10:27 PM
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Ducke how are you making out with your ants? Any positive results would be great to here about. I will be building an organic program this coming year and will need to try things first hand before offering it. keeping notes off this sight for products to try will help me eliminate and focus on different products. How about an organic product for chinch? Anything out there that works.
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Old 07-19-2007, 01:10 AM
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Ants can be beneficial. They eat grubs. Maybe the grub numbers are high, thus the ants?
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Old 07-19-2007, 08:44 AM
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Ants can be beneficial. They eat grubs. Maybe the grub numbers are high, thus the ants?
ants eat grubs? i've never heard this one. do they gangbang them or something?
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Old 07-20-2007, 12:24 PM
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I find it interesting that there is a pesticide ban and now lots of ants. Coincidence??

Ants keeping the grub population down?? That's definitely a new one.
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Old 07-20-2007, 06:17 PM
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Ants keeping the grub population down?? That's definitely a new one.

Well, it's an underground movement, that's why you don't hear much about it. lol

Here is an excerpt from the Illinois Pesticide Training Manual:
"Ant's are quite variable in their feeding habits, but most of them are scavengers and predators that take advantage of situations as they occur. Soft-bodied, slow moving insects and other small animals that are poor at defending themselves-such as sod webworm larvae, small cutworms, and small grubs-will be killed and taken back to the colony for food if they are found by foraging ants."
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