Re: Ants on peonies

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ BackyardGardener Perennial Board ]



 

Posted by Newt on July 29, 2002 at 17:42:03:

In Reply to: Re: Ants on peonies posted by peekay on July 25, 2002 at 13:33:37:

: : 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

Don't remove the ants. Here's a site that explains it all.

Good luck,
Newt

Follow Ups:



Please post your questions on our new message boards.


This message board will not be maintained and is available as an archive.
Name    : 
E-Mail  : 
Subject : 
Comments: Optional Link URL: Link Title: Optional Image URL:


Special thanks to Jane and Bob Rosi for providing this information.

YMCA Camp Loowit Alumni follow me


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ BackyardGardener Perennial Board ]

WWWBoard © 2001, All Rights Reserved.
Matt Wright and DBasics Software Company
pcp259518pcs.howard01.md.comcast.net at 68.55.146.92