How to Kill Ants with Grits

You can demolish entire anthills just by leaving the ants a sprinkle of grits, the common breakfast food.

| April/May 2015

  • Anthill
    If a nearby anthill is causing you anxiety, here’s a simple solution for eliminating ants.
    Photo by Fotolia/Gabriele Maltinti

  • Anthill

If anthills are located where they cause problems, feed the ants grits. That’s right — grits, the breakfast food. Sprinkle some dry grits around the anthill. The ants will eat the grits, drink some water, and then swell up and explode.

You’ll see results in as little as 24 hours, and entire anthills will be gone in days. Trust me; you really can kill ants with grits! 

Mitchell Whisler
Twin Lake, Michigan

SouthernGal
7/25/2018 8:04:07 AM

Okpkpkp - You should not cook the grits. Just sprinkle dry grits around the ant hills. Good luck!!


okpkpkp
2/2/2018 12:34:36 AM

I was flaming weeds on my patio yesterday and noticed zillions of ants running wild. I think I'll get grits tomorrow. Do the like them runny or...?







Mother Earth News Fair Schedule 2019

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Next: February, 16-17 2019
Belton, TX

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!

LEARN MORE






Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 64% Off the Cover Price

Money-Saving Tips in Every Issue!

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. You'll find tips for slashing heating bills, growing fresh, natural produce at home, and more. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.95 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.95 for 6 issues.

Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
International Subscribers - Click Here
Canadian subscriptions: 1 year (includes postage & GST).


Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter flipboard
Free Product Information Classifieds

}