I've had a garden in the back yard for some time and decided to plant some roses & wild flowers. I started to turn over the dirt to spread it around move evenly and noticed that it is ant infested. Is there anything I can do resolve this?
Ants in a garden are natural. Their tunnels break up the soil. Some types are clean up the dead bugs, etc. The kind to worry about those that guard and milk aphids. In that case, I use an all natural aphid killer - spray vegetable oil to smother them. No aphids, no ants.
Ants come in a variety of sizes and colors and look a little different from termites. Termites normally are off-white, not too fast moving, one size (except for queens, etc.) Once a year for a few days, non-white, winged ones come out of the ground and "swarm". You could probably find some good pictures of both ants and termites by looking on the Web or get a book on insect pests from the library.
Ants in GardenAnts in a garden are natural. Their tunnels br... 4 REPLIES
Ants in GardenI've had a garden in the back yard for some tim... 4 REPLIES