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Q.Tobacco Tea and Earthworms

mikebrief added on June 4, 2012 | Answered

I understand the tobacco tea will get rid of ants in my garden, my question is this. Will it also get rid of the earthworms I am try to coax into the garden for the castings they leave behind??

so what can i use ot save the earthworms and get rid of the ants???

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Answered on June 10, 2012

Tobacco teat will kill anything that comes in contact with it. It works because of the nicotine in the tobacco and nicotine is a common pesticide. So, yes, if you use it in the garden, it can kill the earthworms it comes in contact with.

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Answered on June 12, 2012

so if tobacco tea will kill the earthowrms And the ants/////// what can I use to just get rid of the ants????

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