Re: Ants on peonies

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Posted by peekay on July 25, 2002 at 13:33:37:

In Reply to: Ants on peonies posted by Wena Kwan on July 24, 2002 at 08:38:27:

: I have a lot of big ants in my garden. There a lot on my peonies too. They are on the buds and flowers. I don't know what to do! I used ant traps but they seems ineffective.

Hi Wena ~

Having ants on your peonies is a good thing! I don't know the scientific explanation for it, but the ants are what cause a peony to open and flower. But if you want them gone, a light spray of water from the hose is the best way to make them Bug Off.

Good luck,
peekay

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