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Re: Hey Tim OTP


The commercial brand of ant poison, Terro, is a solution of 5% borax (the
same stuff sold as a clothing detergent) and an attractant.  In the solution
I make up, I use corn syrup as the attractant.
Hank Zumach
Stoddard, WI
zone 4B
----- Original Message -----
From: <NardaA@aol.com>
To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2000 9:52 PM
Subject: Re: Hey Tim OTP


> In a message dated 5/25/00 7:15:18 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
Gailjo3@aol.com
> writes:
>
> << Hi Tim,
>  I am wondering if the borax worked for the ant problem. We haven't seen
any
>  since a few days after
>  we put down tins of it.  Gail
>   >>
>
> Whadda you all talking about?  Borax for ants?  How does this work, I need
to
> know, we have ants all over the yard and aphids on some of the blooms of
my
> hostas?
>
> I had thought about putting down some of the nasty stuff but this borax
idea
> might work better.  Narda
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