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Outwitting Ants: 101 Truly Ingenious Methods and Proven Techniques to Prevent Ants from Devouring Your Garden and Destroying Your Home (Outwitting Series)
Synopses & Reviews
Ants on the countertops, ants marching up the wall, ants in the yard spoiling the picnic...sound familiar? Thankfully, Outwitting Ants is here. Cheryl Kimball offers dependable, practical advice and innovative suggestions to help you get rid of your ant problem - truly ingenious methods for getting ants out of your life for good.
Kimball also includes some unusual and interesting ant facts. Outwitting Ants is a must for all homeowners, urban apartment dwellers, and rural residents alike.
You'll learn how to: identify carpenter ant damage on your property; buy commercial traps and deterrents that really work; choose a reliable exterminator; protect yourself and your family from biting ants; protect yourself and your family from toxic insecticides; eliminate ants and other pesky insects and ensure they never come back.
Book News Annotation:
Kimball, a writer who lives in rural New Hampshire, and uses a friendly and clear writing style, provides homeowners with a useful compendium on ants and how to control them in the home. She describes the different types of ants and their behavior then tells how to keep a clean, well-maintained house that ants are less likely to invade. If they've already invaded, means of eradicating them through responsible use of pesticides as well as natural methods are described. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-147) and index.
A practical guide to preventing and controlling ant infestations.
About the Author
CHERYL KIMBALL is a freelance writer and editor who lives mostly harmoniously with ants on her farm in New Hampshire. She is a self-proclaimed naturalist and author of several books, including The Everything Horse Book.
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