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Laurie niles
How to get eradicate black ants: redoing a 118'x18' school garden; scrapped to hardpan, added layer of cardboard, rice straw, finished compost & wood chips. will have garden boxes & containers atop of chips. seeing black ants (problem from the past) under cardboard layer. suggestions?
Not sure about black ants, but our regular ants here hate strong smells, so I've managed to drive them out by sprinkling chopped bay leaves, cumin and cinnamon where I wanted ant-free spaces ...

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