2nd October 2019

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How do I get rid of ants from my plants naturally?

Getting Rid of Ants in Container Plants Naturally
  1. Ants don't like citrus.
  2. To make a more heavy-duty citrus repellent, boil the rinds of half a dozen oranges in water for fifteen minutes.
  3. Make your own soap solution with 1 teaspoon of liquid dish soap in 1 pint of warm water.

How do I get ants out of my potting soil?

Here is a simple procedure that will eliminate the ants once and for all:
  1. Place the plant container inside a bucket or tub.
  2. Make a solution using one or two tablespoons of insecticidal soap per quart of water.
  3. Fill the bucket or tub until the solution barely covers the surface of the potting soil.
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