Questions tagged: ants

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Belynda
Answer: Hi Belynda, ants usually only nest in dryish soils. try flooding the pot with water a few times to drive them out. if they are persistent try a l...
Category: Pests
Tags: ants
Answered: 06:43AM, 07 Dec 2009
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Madeleine
Answer: Hi Madeline, ants can become a problem like this when sandy poor soil settles and becomes dry and isnt cultivated very often. regularly digging in...
Category: Pests
Tags: ants
Answered: 06:46AM, 15 Feb 2010
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nina
Answer: Hi Nina, Both the blood & bone and Dynamic Lifter are excellent products to incorporate into the soil when you are preparing a vege garden. It...
Answered: 03:06PM, 05 Apr 2012
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Anita
Answer: Hi Anita, The ant nest may be controlled by placing the plant in a bucket of water for a couple of hours. After soaking the plant leave the pot to...
Category: Pests
Tags: ants
Answered: 02:25PM, 04 May 2012
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Max
Answer: Hi Max, Blitzem Ant Flea and Tick Killer would be suitable. It will give control for up to 2 months and is fast acting. The active ingredient is ...
Category: Pests
Tags: ants, Blitzem
Answered: 04:24PM, 12 Jun 2012
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rosemary
Answer: Hi Rosemary, Yates does have a number of products that will control ants, in a garden situation. It might be best first to establish why the ants...
Answered: 10:18AM, 31 Aug 2012
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nathan
Answer: Hi Nathan, It could be that there is a sap sucking insect present on your lime tree that is attracting the ants to your tree. The ants are attract...
Category: Pests
Answered: 04:11PM, 01 Aug 2013
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judith
Answer: Ants are attracted to scale which produce honey dew. They will even ‘farm’ the scale and protect them from its natural predators. The best way to ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus, ants
Answered: 03:43PM, 13 Mar 2015
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Dan
Answer: If the ants are removing enough soil to destabilize the tree they may cause the tree to blow over in strong winds. The other problem with ants is t...
Category: Pests
Tags: citrus, ants
Answered: 09:14AM, 19 Mar 2015
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Daniel
Answer: Insects like slaters, beetles and mites are all part of the natural decomposition cycle are fine to have in your worm farm. While ants are omnivore...
Category: Pests
Tags: worms, ants, Worm Farm
Answered: 12:18PM, 18 May 2015
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Andre
Answer: Ants are generally not a problem, but they are attracted to the honey dew secreted by sap sucking insects like scale. So if this is want is attract...
Category: General
Tags: ants, pots
Answered: 02:54PM, 25 Sep 2015
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lyn
Answer: Hi Lyn, Unfortunately we don’t have a control for green ants but they won’t harm any other plants or insects in your garden.
Category: Pests
Tags: ants
Answered: 03:48PM, 05 Apr 2016
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Sue
Answer: Hi Sue, Yates Baythroid Lawn & Garden Insecticide will help control the grubs like lawn crub and army worm, however, it won’t have any af...
Category: Lawns
Tags: ants, lawn
Answered: 04:16PM, 07 Sep 2016
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Lynne
Answer: Hi Lynne, Thank you for contacting Yates. To control ants on your palm, try Yates Nature’s Way Citrus & Ornamental Spray. Click here for ...
Category: Pests
Tags: palm, ants
Answered: 07:50PM, 18 Sep 2018
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Roger
Answer: Hi Roger, Thank you for contacting Yates. The product you need is Blitzem! Insect Killer Concentrate, it’s registered to control ants both in...
Category: Lawns
Tags: ants, lawn
Answered: 12:21PM, 20 Sep 2018
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Jagadip
Answer: Thank you for contacting Yates. To control ants on citrus tree, try Yates Nature’s Way Citrus & Ornamental Spray. Click here for more inf...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: ants, citrus
Answered: 10:59AM, 22 Nov 2018
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Pauline
Answer: Hi Pauline, Thank you for contacting Yates. Those ants are also likely carrying mealy bugs or scale up and down your palm tree. To treat both the ...
Category: Pests
Tags: ants, palm
Answered: 11:13AM, 30 Nov 2018
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Glen
Answer: Hi Glen, Thank you for contacting Yates. Ants don’t generally cause an issue with the plants but can be a sign of other issues with the soil ...
Category: General
Tags: ants, plant_care
Answered: 01:09PM, 19 Feb 2019
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Rachel
Answer: Hi Rachel, Thank you for contacting Yates. Whilst Ants don’t cause harm to the trees they do harvest and move other sap sucking insects aroun...
Category: Pests
Tags: ants, citrus
Answered: 05:24PM, 07 Mar 2019
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Stuart
Answer: Hi Stuart, Thank you for contacting Yates. To control the ants, try ‘Bayer Advanced Garden – Ant &Wasp Dust’. A low toxic and...
Category: Pests
Tags: Nest, ants
Answered: 10:54AM, 16 Apr 2019
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Robert
Answer: Hi Robert, Thank you for contacting Yates. Ants can be attacked by the sweetness of the fruits, however, there are also other insects which can ca...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: ants, strawberry
Answered: 10:29AM, 07 May 2019
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Lorraine
Answer: Hi Lorraine, Thank you for contacting Yates. To control ants, try ‘Yates Nature’s Way Citrus & Ornamental Spray (Pyrethrum Plus Oi...
Category: Pests
Tags: Nest, ants
Answered: 03:47PM, 20 May 2019