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Postby Placido » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:30 pm

Toady was flying ant day. Not a bird to be seen all ady.
'Spect they've all got sore tummies :yummy:from scoffing the free feast.
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Re: ANTS

Postby nuthatch » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:25 pm

Saw some ants anting about in the garden toady :ant: :ant: :ant: :ant: :ant: :nod:
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Re: ANTS

Postby Placido » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:37 pm

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:shake: Not an ant person myself :shake:. Good bird food though.
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Re: ANTS

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:57 pm

I disturbed a couple of red ant nests while mowing the front lawn this morning :ant: :ant: :ant: :ant: :ant: :ant: :ant: :ant:
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Re: ANTS

Postby Butterfly » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:13 pm

One minute I'm enjoying my tea and reading, the next minute I see my garden full of flying ants :eek: :ant: :ant: :ant:
Not an ant person at all, I wasn't sure how to get rid of them without using chemicals which might harm the birds, plus I didn't really want to kill them, so I researched and found a recommendation to sprinkle cinnamon. It worked well, they don't like cinnamon and have moved on :nod:
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Re: ANTS

Postby Placido » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:25 am

Opened the back door first thing to feed the birds and there was an ant swarm right outside - I mean, right outside. All over the patio just running around.
Thought it might be Flying Ants' Day but there was no sign.
Sprayed with Nippon :shrug:.
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Re: ANTS

Postby Jacksparrow » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:54 pm

Placido wrote:Opened the back door first thing to feed the birds and there was an ant swarm right outside - I mean, right outside. All over the patio just running around.
Thought it might be Flying Ants' Day but there was no sign.
Sprayed with Nippon :shrug:.

They were waiting for their share of the breakfast marmalade. :nod:
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