I live in Florida and have been trying to grow a gardenia plant in a pot for several years now. This year my plant has survived, but the pot is CRAWLING with ants. Any advice on how to keep them out of the pot - I think they have a whole colony in there.
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The following article should be of some help to you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/keeping-ants-of-flowering-vines-vegetables-and-flowers.htm