06:17AM | 06/18/03
Member Since: 06/16/03
7 lifetime posts
Hi everyone.

I bought a house in Spet 02. 1974 house. 2.5 Acres. The back yard, about 1 acre is crawling with ants (look like run of the mill ants), but you cannot take a step without stepping on an ant hill or a big ant hill. Is there something I can do without killing my grass too? Well most of the back yard is dirt/sand with sparse grass.

Thank you!!



05:59PM | 05/07/06
Member Since: 03/08/06
192 lifetime posts
I have the same problem. Patches of yard with no grass with holes. Ant hills elsewhere.

I recently bought some Sevlin ant,termite, grub pesticide at Menards. It was $8 for 10lbs. It went pretty quickly in my 0.75 acres. Hopefully using the granuals in the grass and spraying the trees with pesticide designed for fruit trees will keep the ants or any other bugs from prospering and making it to the house or killing the trees.

good luck.

The Bayer brand stuff worked will on my sidewalks.


Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.



Post_new_button or Login_button

To test the boundaries of small-footprint living, interior designer Jessica Helgerson moved her family to a 540-square-foo... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... This roomy boot tray made from punched metal stands up to all the elements. Station it in your mudroom or at your back doo... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... FLOR carpet tiles are a simple and affordable way to customize a floor covering for any space. You can make anything from ... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... First dress up your metal shelves with a coat of paint in an accent color that complements your kitchen decor. Then arrang... Dark wood shelving and a matching upholstered bench keep this closet sleek and refined. The large window brightens the sub...
Newsletter_icon Flipboard-glossy Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon