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Kill ants by spraying on a salt solution (25% salt, 75% water)... no need for harsh chemicals. Works on slugs and snails too!

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pour 2 cups of CLUB SODA directly in the center of an ant mound. The carbon dioxide in the water is heavier than air and displaces oxygen which suffocates the queen and the other ants. The whole colony will be dead within about two days. Each mound must be treated individually and a one liter bottle of club soda will kill 2 to 3 mounds.../ # Pin++ for Pinterest #

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CLEANING TIPS: Ants. Sprinkle uncooked Minute Rice over an anthill or wherever ants are a problem. The ants take the rice back to their nest for the colony to devour. When the ants eat it, the rice swells in their stomachs, killing the whole nest - without pesticides. Source: Joey Green’s Cleaning Magic, Rodale Books

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Cornmeal is the quickest and cheapest way to kill ants. It is safe for the environment, children and pets, and does not attract other pests. Poor little piles of cornmeal near the anthill, the ants will take it home to share. The cornmeal cannot be digested by the ants and they die. It may take a week or so to see the entire colony gone, but it works. (Try coffee grounds too)

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10 Ways To Kill Ants organically. If you want to kill ants the safe way, organically, this is your post! Don't buy store products again.

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10 Ways To Get Rid of Ants without Pesticides 1. Baking soda 2. Flour & Baby Powder 3. Coffee grounds, chili powder, cinnamon, peppermint or black pepper. 4. Grits, instant rice & cream of wheat 5. Vinegar & water 6. Molasses, sugar and yeast 7. Contact paper 8. Paper cup with vaseline 9. Borax, sugar & water 10. Diatomaceous Earth

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