Hosta Plant
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Hostas & ants

Zone 30553 | Sheila Moore added on June 28, 2017 | Answered

Are ants good or bad for hostas?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 29, 2017

The ants may be attracted to the plants if they have honeydew on them, which is the residue from pests.
You may want to treat the plants with Neem Oil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/what-is-honeydew.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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