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Hello!

My husband and I are new to gardening. We recently put in a few raised beds and most plants are thriving, however I have lots of questions!

Does anyone know the best way to organically get rid of ants in and around the garden boxes?

Thank you!
Stephanie D.
 

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hi stephanie..i am heading out to get some cornmeal from the grocery store...i read the ants eat it but can't digest it..i am not sure but it is worth a try...i am doing this for ant hills around the house...my garden is full of the pesky little critters but they don't seem to bother it at all..you might like to read this...http://www.ehow.com/how_6580668_kill-ants-baking-soda.html or this Use corn meal. This method is especially great around pets or children, as corn meal by itself is not poisonous. The ants will carry it home and try to eat it, but they can't digest it properly. Be sure to put corn meal wherever you see that the ants like to frequent.Put out cream of wheat (farina). Don't cook it - use it raw. The ants eat it and it expands in their stomachs, killing them. Put the food somewhere you know there will be ants and just leave it.Ants are extremely susceptible to caffeine. Leave coffee grounds (used works) where the ants are and they will carry it home and eat it. This method takes a few weeks to see results.....good luck.
 
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