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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 8:47 pm 
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It appears our four year old house was built on a fire ant nest. I have been putting diatomaceous earth on it and recently I put orange oil also. The nest is bigger than ever - help!


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From what I understand, it is best to drench the opening with fire ant drench. Pour in a steady stream about the width of a pencil. Try 4 gallons at first. If that does not do it, try a larger amount.

I have had success in making fire ants leave by sprinkling horticultural corn meal around the mound.

http://www.dirtdoctor.com/view_question.php?id=1341

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Have you been able to tell if you have made progress or is the cold weather keeping them at bay?

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