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Ants in Soil of Raised Beds

I”m starting to prepare my raised vegetable beds for planting, and as I am working with the soil and top dressing with mulch, I notice that the soil seems to be full of tiny ants. I cannot find an obvious source of the ants, they just seems to be all throughout the soil. Is this something to be concerned about, or can I go ahead and plant my veggies? I had some ants last year for sure, just don’t remember so many.


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 06/01/2011 @ 8:59 am

You can go ahead and plant. Very rarely are ants an issue for plants and normally in those cases it is only in conjunction with aphids.


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