Mar 19, 2017 11:56 AM CST
Name: Lisa Olson
Washington DC (Zone 7a)
I'm finding lots of ants underneath potted plants. Suggestions?
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Mar 19, 2017 11:58 AM CST
Name: Porkpal
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Do you know what kind of ants they are? Could they be living in one of the pots?
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 PM CST
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Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Are these plants that have spent time outside? or have they always been indoor plants.
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Mar 19, 2017 12:06 PM CST
Name: Lisa Olson
Washington DC (Zone 7a)
No clue what kind of ants they are. Tiny, black, fast. Crossed my mind too that they're living in several pots. Think squirting the soil with mix of water/dish soap might be effective?
Mar 19, 2017 12:20 PM CST
Name: Lisa Olson
Washington DC (Zone 7a)
Christmas cacti had been outdoors last summer. Brugs have been kept indoors. Did hose the cacti off well before I brought them in. Should probably have repotted them too.
Mar 19, 2017 3:25 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Water thoroughly (as in make sure that every bit of soil is soaked) with Insecticidal Soap. It kills ants on contact but has no residual effects. Be prepared with a spray bottle of Insecticidal Soap also, for all the ants that make their get-aways by climbing into the plant.
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Mar 19, 2017 3:33 PM CST
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
AJAX brand dutch cleanser , under pots. They dont cross over it.
Corn meal on top. Ants eat corn meal and die.
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