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Fire Ant Control In Home And Garden

Monday, 7. April 2014 5:04

Fire ants can be nuisance wherever they occur, in the garden or inside the home. Also known as red ants they can infiltrate the indoor as well as outdoor areas in the house and cause a lot of damage. Fire ant control is imperative if an attack occurs and here we discuss a few steps and tips on how to kill ants and terminate the problem. […]

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How to Kill Fire Ants The Right Way

Tuesday, 13. September 2011 11:23

Fire ants are one of the most frustrating ant species that can invade a home, recreational area, or etc. This is mainly so because of their natural predatory tendencies. Fire ants are known for their painful bites that can lead to potential health risks. Fire ants actually remain active all year long; however, with peak activity seasons, many people won’t even know that they are there until their colonies are well established and their mounds are readily visible in the spring. Being negligent with fire ant control can mean that you will struggle to control their populations the during their peak activity seasons. Make sure you gain the upper hand in preparation for a stress-free and fire-ant free spring season.

Fire Ant Treatment

There are two basic tactics in fire ant control that will effectively help you get rid of the fire ants from your yard Keep Reading

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Fire Ant Control: The Fall Season is the Best Season

Friday, 9. September 2011 11:51

As the weather gets cooler, its fortunate that some of the crawling insects are beginning to die down. However, there are some insect pests that will be the most active during this cooling season when the nights get a little bit chillier and the days get shorter. Moreover, controlling some of these insect pests during the fall season can really mean a lot when it comes to the following spring season. Amongst a few of these insect pests, one of the most painful or annoying insect pests that can be controlled during the fall season are fire ants.

Habits of Fire Ants: A Seasonal Thing

There are said to be two main seasons of activity for fire ants. If one studied their behavior, they will easily see why they behave in such a manner. The peak activity seasons for fire ants are spring and fall. Of course, fire ants have huge social colonies. In order to survive, fire ants have adapted to and avoided the extremes of summer heat and winter cold by digging deep into the ground and almost “hibernating” during these seasons. Ideally, they begin foraging for food and actively mate in the spring, “hide” and continue breeding during the summer in the cool dirt, return during the fall to finish foraging for food, and then finally go into “hibernation” during the winter season. Keep Reading

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