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Re: ants

Wow. Glad you caught them! I have some big red and black ones that seem
to crawl on the outside of the house a lot, so I was just curious...


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Tony Veca <romans8@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 03 Aug 2003 16:46:19 -0700

>on 8/3/03 11:16 AM, Pamela J. Evans wrote:
>what do carpenter ants look like??
>Pam - You can't miss them. They are big & black. A few years ago I was
>fortunate to eradicate a HUGE nest they started in a small pile of twigs I
>had set aside & covered it with a piece of plastic. I finally decided to
>move it & when I disturbed under the top layer, there a gazillion eggs. Man,
>did they ever go nuts. Buzzing like, as someone said, it sounded like
>cellophane being crinkled. I forget what I had in my shed & I ran & made a
>spray mix & not a one got away. That nest would have been a good film close
>up shot for a sci-fi movie. I WAS LUCKY. Now I'm on the hunt regularly for
>Tony Veca <>< 
>Another Gr888 Day in Paradise !!!!!
>Vancouver, WA  USA
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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