ants & bulbs

bulborum botanicum
Mon, 09 Aug 2010 00:00:27 PDT
Thanks a lot Patty

This formula H3BO3 explains a lot
I will try this one to find it here in the drug store
Lets hole they sell it here in France


2010/8/8 <>

> Linda:  Insecticide recipes for ant removal should use Boric Acid (H3BO3-
> you can get it at drugstores)) not Borax ( A mixutre of sodium borate
> compounds usually Na2B4O7.10H2O-this is the laundry or soap additive)).
>  Anyway a pinch can be added to something greasy and something sweet.  Among
> other things I have used potato chip crumbs, cookie crumbs, cooking grease
> and sugar.  Your recipes are  headed in the right direction just put the
> bait somewhere you can see if they take it and wait.   It takes awhile to
> kill a colony.
> My main problem is the nest  just gets recolonized by the neighbor's ants
> so  I have to do it regularly.  Today I am repotting and picked up  two pots
> with ants.  Time to feed them again
> Patty
> --
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