Name: Daisy I Reno, Nv (Zone 6b) Not all who wander are lost
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.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost
President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada