black army ants that bite - Knowledgebase Question

Martensdale, ia
Question by judy_newman_
May 28, 2007
I have millions of black army ants in my flower bed along my drive way, they bite aswell. I tried old motor oil last year all they did was move down father in the flower bed. HELP, I want them gone, now!!!!!!!!

Answer from NGA
May 28, 2007


If you can locate the nest, you could pour boiling water on it. Be careful not to spill it on yourself or nearby plants. A number of chemical controls and instructions for how to use them are included in the following article from the University of Kentucky.

I hope this helps.

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