I have a pretty nice compost heap. However, there a millions of ants in it. They do help break down scraps but they are a nuisance. How can I get rid of them before I need to use the compost this spring?
Ants in Compost
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Cornmeal is often used in home remedies for treating ants. These articles should also provide suggestions for getting rid of ants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/keeping-ants-of-flowering-vines-vegetables-and-flowers.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/get-rid-of-ants.htm