Gardening Know How Questions & Answers -

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.

1 Comment (Open | Close)

1 Comment To "Ants in Soil of Raised Beds"

#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.

Article printed from Gardening Know How Questions & Answers:

URL to article:

Have any questions about this topic? Visit us at to ask your questions and get friendly answers from gardening experts.

You can also find us at:
'Like' us on Facebook:
Follow us on Twitter: - @gardenknowhow
Follow us on Pinterest:

Copyright © 2019 Gardening Know How Questions & Answers. All rights reserved.