Insect Pest Control
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ants

Anonymous added on June 8, 2015 | Answered

Will ants harm my garden in any way?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 9, 2015

Typically, ants are not a threat to the garden but are instead attracted to the honeydew secretions left behind from certain pests, like aphids. Of course, they may also be attracted to rotting or sugary fruits. 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

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