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

Posted by roselee z8 SW Texas (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 24, 11 at 19:26

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

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.


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

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!


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