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Darn Ants

Category: Container Gardening | Posted: Thu May 22, 2014 8:03 am

I just had to dispose of my long term baby over the dreaded Formicidae menace. Black garden ants had taken over my Spider plant. My beautiful baby that went back to 2007. I won though, because I just double bagged the little fiends. They went from a menace of hundreds to a pestering of tens.

This is the result of the three weeks late exterminator. He was supposed to be here nearly a month ago but, for some reason, didn't come. As I live in a housing community, I can't just spray chemicals myself per the lease agreement. So, I have to wait...and wait...and wait.

Meanwhile, my house is slowly being overrun by the Black garden ants from hell. Well, I'm fighting back the only way I know how. My destroying my babies as I find the ants. So far, I've only seen them infesting the one plant a lot. They had gotten to the point where they'd laid eggs and were about to swarm. I'm going to do another watering today. If I find more, I'll delete like a Cyberman, taking cuttings where I can, until the problem is diminished. :(

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eileen wrote on Thu May 22, 2014 10:22 am:

Good luck in your battle against those ants. Fingers crossed you'll soon be free of them altogether.


Frank wrote on Fri May 23, 2014 3:30 pm:

Good luck Xante!


xantedeschia wrote on Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:10 pm:

Thank you. I won, but it was a hollow victory. :'(

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