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Re: ants

Pam, I looked up bulls-Eye.  Sounds like a great product.  For Fire Ants it
is used on the mound to kill the ants.  Other applications instruct it to be
sprayed on plants.  I don't think this would work for my Carpenter Ant
situation.  I'm not trying to kill the ants; just to deter them from
entering my wood. The nests I had have been eradicated.  I just don't want
any more of them to imagine they see a Vacancy sign.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2003 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] ants

> I use Gardens Alive Bullseye Bioinsecticide on fire ants. Don't know why
> it wouldn't work on the others and it's not poisonous! Might want to
> check it out....
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: Tony Veca <romans8@comcast.net>
> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date:  Sat, 02 Aug 2003 18:59:58 -0700
> >on 8/2/03 12:20 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >
> >using for your carpenter ants?
> >
> >I asked around first before I bought. Ortho - Chlor is used for spraying.
> >Directions are in a pamphlet on the container. This is for outside use. I
> >also got a dust, Spectracide that was recommended,  which I used for
> >use. I took all the electrical plates off, covered the area with plastic
> >sheeting, wore gloves & a dust mask & squeezed into any openings between
> >box / dry wall. They can come up in small openings. You cut the tip off
> >what ever size opening you need. If it's to small, it's a pain to squeeze
> >any out. So start small until you get the right opening and  good flow.
> >what I had left over, I dusted through the vents in the crawl space. ( I
> >have no basement). You can get info on the internet. Try google, key word
> >carpenter ants. Hope this helps!!!!
> >
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