What pesticide can I use to spray my garden for ants? I am a licensed tech from Massachusetts.
Ants in My Garden
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Ants do not typically cause problems with the plants themselves but are generally attracted to honeydew left from other pests, like aphids. Getting rid of the offending pest will help with the ants. Neem oil is effective for most pest problems and is a safer alternative to using chemicals. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm
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