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Ant control

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by MOOSE, May 7, 2006.

  1. MOOSE

    MOOSE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    Hi Guys, I moved into a new house last November and it has grubs bad in backyard. Well I treated it for the grubs a couple weeks ago and put peat & seed down last saturday. Well now theres a ton of ant mounds and ants. What can I put down and will it stop the seed from popping. Thanks
  2. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    See what the store has for ant control , a spray is what you'll need .
    No baits
  3. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    On second thought , if you bait them away from the new seeded lawn , then maybe use bait

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Diazinon should work.
  5. bsmithalc

    bsmithalc LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 39

    Dupont Advion. Had pretty good luck with that :clapping:
  6. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Messages: 1,901

    I have used talstar for ants and had good results.
  7. jws3

    jws3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    Talstar works well, just look for "bifenthrin" as an active ingrediant. I'm assuming your a homeowner, look for Ortho Max insecticide, it contains what you looking for. Good Luck
  8. Agri-AFC

    Agri-AFC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Topchoice, Ceasefire, Award, and Talstar are all good choices for fire ant control. Good luck.

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