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Ants in the compost pile.

Post  s1rGr1nG0 on 9/17/2013, 1:03 pm

Last couple of times I've turned the pile I've noticed ants running around the bottom. Looks like they have taken up roost down there. Should I worry about them or just keep adding to the pile as normal?

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Re: Ants in the compost pile.

Post  camprn on 9/17/2013, 1:46 pm

I would keep adding to the pile and turn it more frequently. They will find another place to be.

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Post  Triciasgarden on 9/17/2013, 2:41 pm

That is what I did when I had ants in the compost pile.  Just watch that they don't go into your beds.

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Re: Ants in the compost pile.

Post  TexasTracy on 9/18/2013, 7:37 pm

Keep turning and adding. Also make sure your pile isn't getting too dry.

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