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27/05/2013 at 10:38

Morning michael

Use nematodes.  They are very effective and safe.  You may need to repeat in few weeks.

Nematodes already exist in the soil....they are naturally there.  It's just that ants have overwhelmed that area and adding nematodes balances the situation.

15/04/2014 at 20:28
I really cannot complain about ants - I have lots of them in my garden & had a big nest in the compost bin. It seems wherever I have ants or place the compost the plants thrive like no other fertiliser could make it happen! I struggled growing aubretia in raised beds for years but once the ants got in there & built a nest its flourished and spread beautifully. Likewise my borders look mega-fertisilised since Ive spread the compost over them. Intrigued to know what the mineral depots are left by ant secretions - all good as far as Im concerned - ignore the crawling & leave them alone! I draw the line at ant house or garage invasion.
05/05/2014 at 18:17
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