Organic Ant Control: Turn Them Away With Cinnamon and Save Your July 4th Picnic
Meet Mr. Cooper. Six-and-a-half pounds of entertaining canine intelligence. For example, the other day he was pawing at his food bowl and a nearby step-stool trying to draw attention to the small black ants invading his dining space.Considering it was inside the house and near Cooper’s food, a harsh pesticide spray couldn’t be used, so an organic solution was found with a little Internet research. In this photo you’ll notice the spread of cinnamon poured along the wall just above Cooper’s head.
According to this article, cloves, vinegar or black pepper could also have been used . The cinnamon solution has not irritated Mr. Cooper and has virtually eliminated the irritation of those pesky ants!