I do have a lot of respect for ants. Their resilience, solidarity
and steady resolve are just another marvel of nature to be admired …but that’s where I’d
like it to stay! Why do they have to mysteriously marvel their way into our homes and
particularly our kitchens?! I would say that most people share my sentiment…
Or … you could try making a tea of tobacco grains or dust: 10 ml tobacco to 250 ml boiling water, and sweeten it with sugar or honey (which will attract the ants). Place the mixture in a saucer near where the ants gain entry. This will attract and kill the intruders.
But if killing just isn’t your thing then here are some other natural methods to deviate their household conquests.