If stuff is wilting in pots check for ants ...

roselee z8b S.W. TexasAugust 24, 2011

I've had two pots invaded by ants very recently. I noticed things were wilting faster than usual after watering and upon close inspecting while digging around the surface of the pot I see ants crawling around like crazy. Application of Amdro and not watering for 24 hrs to give them a chance to ingest it took care of the problem

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pjtexgirl(7b DFW)

With the added bennie of not getting bit to heck while moving pot,going near pot, thinking about pot or checking for moisture in said pot.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2011 at 7:53PM
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roselee z8b S.W. Texas

Right on -- LOL. I pulled a malabar seedling from a pot with the intent of taking it inside to eat and my hand was immediately covered with some very angry ants!

    Bookmark   August 24, 2011 at 8:32PM
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