7 months ago

ants in the potted soil

some of my plants like avocado and others suddenly was not doing well and then i started inspect for infestation but couldn't find anything yet it i saw that my soil was full of ants and flying insects and when i pulled the plant out " not the avocado " another plant i saw ants deep in the soil ?? what is that

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2 answers

alex ignatov 7 months ago

Reem, try to find "mother" colony of ants in soil and treat it with insecticides. If it stays alive, pots will be colonized again.

David Hughes 7 months ago

It sounds like it is an ant colony. I have often found ant colonies in potted plants.

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