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  • Snow Walker
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    Originally posted by herbalpagan View Post
    you can also put out borax, mixed with a bit of sugar, the ants bring it back to the next and they die from eating it I guess. I put out dried spices each spring...my folks used bay leaves, but mints and cinnamon work better. I just shake it along their trail.
    My Mother has always used borax and swears by it.

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  • unswydd
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    Originally posted by herbalpagan View Post
    you can also put out borax, mixed with a bit of sugar, the ants bring it back to the next and they die from eating it I guess. I put out dried spices each spring...my folks used bay leaves, but mints and cinnamon work better. I just shake it along their trail.
    Hey HerbalP! I've used borax before and it works great...I've never tried mints and cinnamon tho...do you crush up the mint after it's dried???? how do you do this...? Breath mints...eh? hehe

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  • coxmw
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    Yeah thanks for the info, got to go try some of them this weekend.

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  • PT945
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    Awesome, learnt something new. Thanks for the info.

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  • herbalpagan
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    you can also put out borax, mixed with a bit of sugar, the ants bring it back to the next and they die from eating it I guess. I put out dried spices each spring...my folks used bay leaves, but mints and cinnamon work better. I just shake it along their trail.

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  • Iron mike
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    My wife uses mint oil and they dont like it and wont cross the oil i like to capture 1 or 2 and put them on pikes on either side of the trail as a warning to the others just kidding but the poil thing seems to work in VA

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  • PT945
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    ran across this link...

    And was wondering if anyone has used these suggestions for ant control. http://smallnotebook.org/2010/04/21/...trol-remedies/
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