Don't Turn Your Back

Summer in my neighborhood...Blue Angel in the
sky and ants in the livingroom!
It is summer, very hot, the plants are dying and the sugar ants are sure we are canning sugary peaches. I know, not very likely you say. But tell that to the ants.

How is it that the ants move in and the plants die when I turn my back? I went shopping yesterday. I got up this morning to find ants in the kitchen and the flower pots on the patio dried up.  How does that happen in one day?

My daughter-in-law made a mixture of the essence of mint oil and water that is suppose to repel the ants. I am giving that a try.

We found a herd of polite ants that decided to use the front door as their entrance and that was the day I became the ant murderer in the family. I used insecticide and the mint spray. It was all guns blazing around here. They haven't come back. I don't mind sharing but really, there was food by the front door? I don't think so.

As for the plants, I have come to a place where I am watering when I am watering and the plants can just live or die. It is their choice not mine.

I will tell you this though...I am not turning my back again this summer. It was a bad idea.

I'm just saying!

Comments

  1. haha! Funny! Sorry about the ants. I hate when I find them upstairs in a clothes closet. I mean, what the heck?

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    1. I know....I am sure they don't wear MY size! :)

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  2. What a lovely read and laugh first thing in the morning! We are battling large ants that have taken residence under our back porch which is a hard space to spray.

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  3. Must be a nation wide ant epidemic. I've not had any till this week. One dirty dish left in the sink is all it took. Not even my dish....

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    1. I alway want to blame the ants but it just does not work that way does it?

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  4. Must be a nation wide ant epidemic. I've not had any till this week. One dirty dish left in the sink is all it took. Not even my dish....

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