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Plant Marigolds as  an Ant Deterrent

By Skiekitty
August 27, 2013

Do you struggle with sugar ants in the house? Line your walkway with marigolds. Also, when you deadhead the marigolds, crush the spent flowers along the outside of your window sills. Works great as a natural deterrent on ants of all sizes.

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Name: Anna
North Texas (Zone 8a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Texas Clematis Garden Ideas: Level 1 Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Aug 26, 2013 7:48 PM CST
Great tip and now I love them even more! I like having orange and yellow as a pop of color.. I love them growing near my vegetables and near the doorway with Arabella clematis growing through (can't find a pic of that)

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