How do you repel ants?

Answer For natural repellents: Some of the natural repellents include: hot chile powder (see related question below for details), mint (fresh or dried), cinnamon, and dill. If you grow your own mint and ... Read More »

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Do mint leaves repel ants?

Mint leaves are a natural ant repellent that doesn't leave behind harsh chemical smells. Bags of mint leaves or mint tea can be left outside of a home to keep ants from coming in.References:Earth E... Read More »

How do you repel ants with red pepper?

Many insects, including ants, can be repelled from gardens by sprinkling hot chile powders around and on the plants (e.g., red pepper, cayenne powder...any dried powdered chile... but NOT chili pow... Read More »

Do mint leaves attract or repel ants?

Use mint leaves as a nontoxic home remedy to repel ants from your home. Plant mint near the entrances to your home. Dry the leaves and sprinkle them in the affected areas. You can also use mint tea... Read More »

Anyone living in British Columbia, Canada. Are the common red ants and larger black ants native species?

They came from the USA. Canada is basically too cold for a native species and these adopted to the environment