Entries Tagged as 'Ants'

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Are ants infesting your house in the winter?

Ant Party by tarotastic A friend told me that her house has an infestation of ants. They are in her house now, in the winter. One generally thinks spring is when ants come indoors. But that isn’t necessarily the case. You might have brought the ants indoors with firewood and the heat has made them […]

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Pest Problems Related to Indoor Plants

Mealy bugs by mpshadow2003 TheGardenLady received this question from Ben about pests problems with indoor planting. I know you have answered a few questions on dormitory planting before, and I have settled on starting with an Aspidistra and branching out once I’m comfortable with what seems to be a relatively easygoing plant. I’m simply looking […]

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The Good Ant

TheGardenLady received an excellent comment from someone named the GartenGrl.  On this post about Terro Liquid Ant Baits she pointed out the following: Just remember your peonies need ants to bloom…so don’t put it near your peony bushes or you won’t get any flowers this year! Ants do have value in the greater scheme of […]