How Do You Kill Ants Without Harming Lizards & Frogs?
No summer picnic or outdoor gathering is complete without iced tea, watermelon and swarms of ants. Several colonies of ants can quickly make their way from the outside of a home in. When this occurs, the ants will make it their group goal to bring back as many provisions as they can to feed and care for the queen. Natural removal of this insect invasion will ensure that no other animals, such as frogs and lizards, are harmed by accident. Pour boiling water onto the ant hill. To ensure that the majority of the ants are eliminated, also pour the boiling water around the perimeter of the hill. Dig up the ant hill and locate the queen. Using a small shovel and with gloved hands, dig into the ant hill until the queen is located. She will be much larger than the rest of the ants. Remove her and the rest of the colony will die off. Pour corn meal around the perimeter of the ant hill. The corn meal can also be left in small piles on kitchen cabinets or window sills. The ants will pick up the m