Ant Bait

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by lmaxwell, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. lmaxwell

    lmaxwell LawnSite Member
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    Does anyone have any experience using an AERA-vator to incorporate ant bait?
  2. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    Try borax for ants. Topically applied. Aerate for the purpose of growing grass roots.
  3. 2 clowns mowing

    2 clowns mowing LawnSite Senior Member
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    corn meal, they will carry it back and eat it and they can't digest corn meal bye bye ants
  4. 1wezil

    1wezil LawnSite Senior Member
    from tn
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    will any of these ideas work on fire ants also ?
  5. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    I would use the borax on every ant in order to find out. It has not failed me yet, but I do not have fireants either. good luck.
  6. fordnut

    fordnut LawnSite Member
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    I went to a recertification class for my pesticide license the other week.The speaker talked about fire ants. He has invented a bait station called the helmet.I have not tried it yet, but it looks neat. Children or pets cannot get to, kills the whole colony plus the queen.Go to

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