Asked on May 11, 2017

How can I keep ants out of my flower pots outside.

Judy in Canton.Janet Pizaro


I live in a very say area and we have all kinds of ants around here. They invade the house ( which this yr I was on top of when it started) but I have noticed that last yr they started invading my plants that I bring out of the house in the warm weather . I don't want them in the house , it horrible how they try to over run my house, they get into ALL the rooms
2 answers
  • Janet Pizaro
    on May 11, 2017

    Apply food grade diatomaceous earth

  • Judy in Canton.
    on May 12, 2017

    Not knowing what type of plants or ants you have, I have been successful with cinnamon or talcum powder sprinkled around where you don't want ants to cross. Safe for pets and children.

    • Gee15116489
      on May 13, 2017

      Thank you , I didn't think of cinnamon and I know it works . Great idea thank you . Non toxic safe all way round and a good smell to
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