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Post  Roxie on 5/19/2012, 10:00 am

Oh I am so mad. Went out to pull up some radishes and the ants have gotten to them. Does cinnamon work to get rid of them?
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Post  walshevak on 5/19/2012, 10:04 am

It's worth a try.

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Post  camprn on 5/19/2012, 10:08 am

Boric acid, just a few crystals will do. There are several previous threads that go deeper into the subject. What a Face

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Post  walshevak on 5/19/2012, 10:16 am

boric acid from the drugstore, NOT borax used in laundry. I think I killed my tree saplings planted this year.

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Post  camprn on 5/19/2012, 10:20 am

@walshevak wrote:boric acid from the drugstore, NOT borax used in laundry. I think I killed my tree saplings planted this year.

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Post  Roxie on 5/21/2012, 7:10 pm

On the boric acid. Do you put it with the plants or around the boxes on the outside? Will it hurt the earth worms?
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