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By Daff

emigrated from Yorkshire to Kent in April 2004, United Kingdom

How do I get rid of ants inside my compost bin. I emptied the bin and cleaned it out last year, now they are back.

Thanks. Gail



Water it, and the ants should leave. :)

26 Jun, 2016


Water it - ants in the heap are a sign its too dry, certainly dry enough for them to use it as a nest. Put water in and clear off for a while - the soldier ants will come out looking for something to attack for a time. Then have a look later and see if it needs more or not - you may need to turn it too.

26 Jun, 2016

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