Those little buggers are relentless, aren't they?!? This is the most effective method and all-natural spray DIY that we use with ants. It's best indoors, but will also work outside with more frequent applications. Hope this helps! Hugs, Holly
Try a product called Terro.
You can find Terro in DIY stores, when the ants arrive and form a parade actoss your deck or patio, just put the Terro in their pathway.
They hate CHALK !! yes--school chalk--I crush it and put where needed--I also draw on rims of my clay pots--they will not cross the line--I have gone as far as draw on my deck railing so they could not get to my hummingbird feeder. WORKS !
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