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Q.Will Ants Eat Sweet Onions In My Garden?

Zone Woodville, Fl Zone 8 | Anonymous added on March 9, 2023 | Answered

I know that ants will eat beets in my garden, they did it the first year I planted them. I have 2 raised bed gardens that I can’t seem to get the ants out of. I want to plant sweet onions in one, but am afraid the ants will eat them like they did the beets.

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Answered on March 10, 2023

It was probably something else that killed your beets. Ants typically are attracted to the honeydew that more destructive insects produce. See if you can find their ant hills and try to eliminate them there. Here is how:


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