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Dendrobium with Ants

This is a discussion on Dendrobium with Ants within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Hi I have a dendrobium hanging basket and the ants are getting into it. Do ...

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    I have a dendrobium hanging basket and the ants are getting into it. Do you have a solution for getting rid of the ants
    thans so much

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    Most hardware and big box stores carry an item call an ant guard. It is usually sold for use with hummingbird feeders, but can be used with any hanging item. The inside is coated with a ant repellant. Be sure to water the plant thoroughly to flush out the ants present, then hang the plant back up with the ant guard between the plant and the hook.

    Hope this helps.

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