From: manatbandq on 3 May 2007 11:25
On May 2, 7:20 pm, "Organic Icecube" <n...(a)sense.com> wrote:
> I like ants, bees and wasps. What harm do they do. Even on the very rare
> occasions that ants raid your house
The constant stream of marching ants a la the Tom & Jerry cartoon is
more the norm IMHO.
From: bomb#20 on 3 May 2007 14:37
> On May 2, 7:20 pm, "Organic Icecube" <n...(a)sense.com> wrote:
>> I like ants, bees and wasps. What harm do they do. Even on the
>> very rare occasions that ants raid your house
> The constant stream of marching ants a la the Tom & Jerry cartoon is
> more the norm IMHO.
If the norm in your house is a constant stream of ants then they must find your house attractive.
I doubt they are comming to see you, so maybe you have plenty of food for them lying around the
From: ian on 6 May 2007 04:05
In message <3rWdnXNqz9T3YaXbnZ2dnUVZ8tyqnZ2d(a)bt.com>, Dave
>> "ian" <ian(a)nospam.net> wrote in message news:kcAWlgD24COGFw3l(a)nospam.net...
>>>With the ant season upon us again, my wife has been trying to locate
>>>Nippon Gel, but nobody seems to stock it any more.
>>>Has it perhaps been withdrawn for PC (politically crass) elf n'
>> I managed to buy some last week in Lincolnshire but in a
>>traditional hardware shop. They also had something called ant bait
>>which was a square of plastic impregnated with something similar to
>>Nippon but at twice the price.
>It might be twice the price, but that is what I use every year to stop
>the blighters coming into our house. They take it back to the nest and
>it's then farewell to the nest. I put one at the front door, another at
>the back door and one under the kitchen unit where the air brick is.
>After a few days, no more ants :-)
Success! I finally tracked down a source of Nippon Gel, at our local
g*rden c*nter (I use the asterisks in the same sense as in w*rk; i.e.
something to be avoided wherever possible -- we rarely go to the g*rden
c*nter as the prices are outrageous there).
Thanks to everyone for all your helpful replies!