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Ants in the Garden?

How do I keep ants from eating our strawberries and summer squash? I don't want to use any chemicals, but we have only gotten to eat a few strawberries because the ants are eating them all before they get ripe.

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Ashley53

Asked by Ashley53 at 4:46 PM on Jul. 15, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • they hate cinnamon.:)
    Bearsjen

    Answer by Bearsjen at 4:48 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Use a dish of beer...I promise it works.
    Cochise

    Answer by Cochise at 4:48 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Organic way: Plant some marigolds around your garden bugs do not like the smell of them and they tend to stay away
    Chemical way: Buy a bag of SEVEN from a garden shop or home depot/Lowes...spinkle on top of the plants..works really good
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 4:49 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • I have used baking soda before sprinkle thin line around the bed and it should be safe and effective!
    MommyNbaby4

    Answer by MommyNbaby4 at 4:58 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

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