> As for Diazanon..I don't know the story, but in the past, it has been my
> observation that if it works the government will outlaw it...and the
> better it works, the faster it will be outlawed.
That is a tacit endor***t. You didn't say, "Oh my god, that stuff is
poison." No, you used your best "Tea Party" speak to say it must be good
because the government outlawed it.
Don't waste you rhetorical slithering on me. You obviously have (or had)
no idea or concerns over the effect of biocides on the biosphere, Jerk.
> I'm still waiting for your suggestion for something cheaper and more
> environmentally friendly than TERRO.
> Please show me where I recommended using Diazinon for these ants. Please
> get your facts right Dunce.
> EJ in NJ
> >> Billy,
> >> As I said TERRO has been the best stuff I can find. It is a boric acid
> >> solution with a sweetener added. Cheaper than dirt. A year supply cost
> >> me less than a buck.
> >> What do you suggest as a better/cheaper/safer alternate?
> >> EJ in NJ
> >>>> Ok, I've tried using pulverized limestone, plus a number of other
> >>>> suggestions, like pepper powder, and cinnamon. It really did little
> >>>> more
> >>>> than make a mess of my kitchen, and the area right outside our house.
> >>>> The
> >>>> ants are still all over the kitchen.
> >>>> At this point, I would simply like to know what sort of granular
> >>>> pesticide
> >>>> I can buy to put on the soil near our house to make sure that any ants
> >>>> nearby in the soil are killed, and stay killed. It looks like Diazinon
> >>>> has
> >>>> been withdrawn, and that would have been my first choice in the past.
> >>> Got boric acid?
> >>> http://www.moonsgarden.com/
> >>> tm
> > You got the URL and I'm happy you don't have the diazinon that you would
> > have preferred.
"For the first time in the history of the world, every human being
is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the
moment of conception until death." - Rachel Carson