ANT PROBLEM NO MORE! 1 cup sugar 3 Tablespoons of boric acid 3 cups warm water Mix the boric acid and sugar well. Add the warm water slowly, constantly stirring so it won't be lumpy. Store in a jar or container with lid. To use, put a cotton ball into the cap of a medicine or vitamin bottle. With a spoon, fill the cap to saturate the cotton. Place where you want it; make several if you need them in several places.
A protein based boric acid bait for ants. Mix: 2 T peanut butter; 1 T honey (optional); 1 tsp Boric Acid. Place in jar or bottle lids. Set the bait stations near ant entry points and wait patiently. Keep away from pets!!
Diatomaceous Earth is a super-fine dust that kills by abrading and dehydrating crawling insects. It controls slugs, ants, cockroaches, earwigs, fleas, and other crawling insects without the use of chemicals.
Boric acid ant killer. Cut a cardboard egg carton & use individual cups. Mix 1-2 tsp boric acid (not Borax) with enough jam to make thick paste. Fill egg cup & set near colony overnight. The next morning, repeat recipe, but add 1-2 TBL corn flour; mix with fingers to make a putty. Plug hole with putty, smooth with butter knife, & let dry. Colony will be dead within 3-5 days.
How to Use Borax Mixtures to Kill Ants! Did you know you can use Borax to kill ants in your home or yard? And cornmeal works as well. Ants eat it and carry it to their nest and mix it with their food supply. When they eat it and feed it to their larvae, it expands their stomach and eventually they explode, killing them and the larvae. No more ants!! Also the cornmeal is safe around pets and children. This method is so cool, less expensive, and it works!