Question by  workingwoman11 (195)

How do I get rid of ants in a veggie garden?

I need to get rid of ants from my veggie garden.


Answer by  kangaroodoyle (324)

Ants can be removed by sprinkling small quantities of ant poison into a flat container where the ants congregate. They will collect thhe poison and return to the nest.


Answer by  turkworker (1007)

There are many ways to get rid of ants in a veggie garden. The most nontoxic way to accomplish this is to spread coffee grounds in the area to deter the ants. You can also buy some orange oil and spread that throughout the general area as well to prevent the ants from returning.


Answer by  Amber40 (24961)

To get rid of ants you will need to use some form of pesticide. You can find them at your local hardware or gardening store.


Answer by  eyeguy (3760)

A natural chemical free way is to sprinkle cayenne pepper between the plants. In some areas a mixture of peppermint oil and water works miracles


Answer by  sailoryue (853)

Raid makes these special spikes you stick into the ground that keeps away ground bugs such as ants, but are perfectly safe for your plants.


Answer by  Bess2728 (682)

Some non-poisonous ways to help control the ants are to add coffee grounds, finely ground egg shells and diatomaceous earth to the soil. These help to repel and kill ants.


Answer by  chandrasviewgmailcom (59)

In veggie garden,ants destrory the fruit of the plant. So we cannot gather thier good seed for making new plans. so use ants powder aganist them.

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