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Of the black, red and yellow ants that are commonly seen in the garden, only the red ones (from the Myrmica species) sting. Other than that, ants are more of a nuisance than a pest. They feed mostly on insects, including other ants, and honeydew
Ants are eusocial insects that belong to the same order as wasps and bees.
growth. Check the pots daily.clematis, dahlias, chrysanthemums and other plantsspring, summer, autumnMore common garden pestsWaspsSlugsAntsCaterpillars
, loganberries, other fruitsummerMore common problems affecting fruit trees and bushesAphidsBrown rotAntsPowdery mildew
.undisturbed ground, under stones, logs and pots. Prefers cool, damp habitats.all year roundMore common garden pestsWaspsMolesSnailsAnts