Insect Pest Control

Yard and House Ants


Anonymous added on April 6, 2014 | Answered

Is it true that cornmeal kills common yard/house ants? Or is there another and less toxic way to kill them off without harming plants, pets, children?


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Nikki
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Answered on April 6, 2014

Yes, cornmeal is often used in home remedies for treating ants. These articles should also provide suggestions for getting rid of ants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/keeping-ants-of-flowering-vines-vegetables-and-flowers.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/get-rid-of-ants.htm

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