Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Damned Ants! Get out of My House!

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Damned Ants! Get out of My House!

Article excerpt

IT started with just one.

Ant that is.

I went home for lunch the other day and found a sole ant wandering around on our kitchen bench.

Can't stand having ants inside. There's nothing there for them anyway - we keep the benchtops pretty clean so there's no food to be found.

Thing is, I knew if there was one ant there was likely to be others following pretty soon.

So, out to the garage and pick up a couple of my trusty little bits of plastic cut out of a soft drink bottle and my trusty bottle of Ant Rid.

The ants were making their way inside via the drain holes in our kitchen window, so each hole has a bait station set up in minutes; each one with about six drops of trust ant killer.

I sat down to eat my lunch and 20 minutes later the benchtop was swarming with the little critters.

I went back to work and left them to their work which, little did they know, was taking the poison back to their nest. …

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