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Re: ants


Just out of curiousity (no I haven't heard chewing thank goodness) what do carpenter ants look like??

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 3 Aug 2003 00:30:04 -0500

>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.
>
>Kitty
>
>----- 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
>indoor
>> >use. I took all the electrical plates off, covered the area with plastic
>> >sheeting, wore gloves & a dust mask & squeezed into any openings between
>the
>> >box / dry wall. They can come up in small openings. You cut the tip off
>to
>> >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.
>Then
>> >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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>>
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
>>
>>
>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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