How do I get rid of 🐜 ants on my painted deck?
GNATS - How to get rid of them?
Somehow my house and garden got tiny gnats that killed my fuchsia plant and fly everywhere. I have tried ALL the Web recommendations - soap and oil dishes, sand in th... See more
Marigolds growing! Should I pinch the buds?
My marigold plants are growing. I heard that pinching the buds until Autumn will allow them to grow without killing the plant. Is this true?
What's the best flower/plant to grow in Texas?
I know that opinions vary, but what's your opinion?!I have great luck w Rosemary plants. Green all year long.
How to care for a dogwood tree?
How to get rid of termites?
Suggestions on how to get rid of termites naturally are appreciated however if there is only a chemical solution for these pests please share as well. Thank you!
How do I get rid of ants and aphids in my artichokes?
My artichokes are so full of aphids and ants that they are not fit to eat. I'm think that ants probably bring the aphids there and tuck them between the artichoke le... See more
How do I get rid of an ant bed that moved into my asparagus bed safely
It is a raised bed separate from the rest of my garden.
You might try this https://www.hometalk.com/diy/outdoor/pest-repeller/all-natural-ant-spray-diy-43330534
All-Natural Ant Spray DIY
Those little buggers. They do not like cinnamon however this washes away. We end up putting out little tiny bate traps and that seem to work
Ants can be taken out by the colony/nest with cornmeal. They take it back to the nest and the colony dies. Here are the simple instructs: https://www.hometalk.com/diy/outdoor/pest-repeller/ants-safe-and-effective-cure-36651130
Ants: Safe and Effective Cure
Hello. In the past I have put out those plastic ant traps on my decking. I even thumbtack them to the support beams as they seem to run up these beams from the ground. I use the terro brand.
I sometimes also use Terro liquid outdoor versions— outside around the foundation perimeter as the ants can be seen under rocks and in my seasonal flowering planters, the do like shade and moisture.