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Orchids: Best way to get rid of ants?

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GreenEyedGuru
SF Bay Area, CA
(Zone 9b)

August 12, 2012
8:18 PM

Post #9239495

I had to move all my orchids outside after a few of them got infested with ants.. What's the best way to eliminate an ant infestation short of repotting?

Does an insecticidal soap drench work, and will that harm my orchids?
ted5310
Brea, CA
(Zone 10b)

August 12, 2012
8:50 PM

Post #9239514

If you scroll down a bit, I had the same issue and found a lot of good advice. The thread is named Ants. I found Terro placed on the edge, not media, of the pot it worked wonders
OCCAROL
Santa Ana, CA
(Zone 10b)

August 12, 2012
9:55 PM

Post #9239584

Hey Ted, Is summer finally here?
ted5310
Brea, CA
(Zone 10b)

August 13, 2012
7:29 PM

Post #9240670

Now we know what the midwest and points east went through. Air conditioners are irrelevant. And as far as trying to do any outside work. Forget it. Come home and just water everything. It's all dry

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