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Q.Yard ants

Zone Wisconsin | Teresa Pittz added on December 3, 2016 | Answered

I have a ton of ant hills in my yard, specifically after a rain and under trees but also in flower beds and in open yard. I’ve tried a borax mix and a vinegar mix. But they killed the grass. Any sprays I have used kill them but they just move to a new spot. Help! Sorry, I don’t have any pics.

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Answered on December 4, 2016

Yes, it can be very difficult to rid your yard of ants, since there are usually a few survivors of any treatment, and they just move to another spot. Here is some advice on getting rid of or coping with ants in lawns:


Ant repelling scents and plants can help:

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