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Hi,
I am having a problem with ants crawling on my sidewalk adjacent to my lawn. is there any type of commercial insect spray that I can use without
killling my grass.


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Talstar or Merit for long term control. If the ants are the only insect you are after try a simple bait. But with out knowing what ant you have I can not say which product will better serve you.
 

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Merit is not going to control ants unless they are eating the grass. Talstar, Astro, Deltaguard, Sevin, etc. should all do the job.....
 

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Last time I checked Imidacloprid Is also a termiticide, which bonds to soil. With that said if it is put down with the right volume of water, you will create a barrier that ants will not pass through.
 

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A.T.A.K said:
Last time I checked Imidacloprid Is also a termiticide, which bonds to soil. With that said if it is put down with the right volume of water, you will create a barrier that ants will not pass through.
You are partially correct, however, Merit does not control ants via a soil barrier. It controls aphids and other sucking-insects that ants tend in order to have a supply of honeydew that is supplied from the secretions of these plant-sucking insects. That being said, if you remove the food source of a particular pest you will aid in controlling of that particular pest.
 

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A.T.A.K said:
Last time I checked Imidacloprid Is also a termiticide, which bonds to soil. With that said if it is put down with the right volume of water, you will create a barrier that ants will not pass through.
Are any Imidacloprid products labelled for ants?
 
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