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Q.Old Red Ant Mound

Zone Cjalmette LA 70043 | Anonymous added on April 8, 2021 | Answered

There use to be a red ant pile in my front lawn. I used granules to kill it but now my grass will no grow in that spot and it has been over 3 years now. Any idea?

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Answered on April 9, 2021

As long as the granular was used according to the instructions, there will be very little risk of harm to your lawn. There could be a fungal infection in need of treatment, which will require a fungicide. This article will help:


If you feel that too much insecticide was used, you may need to contact your local extension service for advice on remediating the contaminated soil. This link will help you to find the closest to you:


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