Using natural remedies to repel ants would be the most cost-effective way of fighting ants in your home. You should know that not all plants will repel ants instantly. It depends on the plants you choose and the area where you place it. Ants do not like mint and rosemary but they are quite attracted to mint, lemon balm, basil, tansy, catnip and lavender. These herbs will help repel ants in your kitchen or near the doors or windows. You must also consider the location you have put these plants in as they should be close to ant nests since this is where they harvest food. Any ant infestation in your home can be a very, very annoying and persistent problem. Ants come into a house for some food and water. They then go out for more food and water which makes their path back to the nest. Ants naturally have a trail they follow that doesn’t change unless an alien substance is added along the way.
Plants That Repel Ants
Are you tired of ants in your house? Some people love the little crawlers, but if you’re not one of them, we’ve got your back.
Here are some plants that will keep those pesky ants away:
Aloe vera is well-known for its soothing properties, but it’s also great at repelling ants—and many other insects. Its leaves contain a substance called aloin, which makes them taste bitter to insects. Ants will avoid the plant because they don’t want to eat something that tastes bad.
Viola Tricolor (Johnny Jump Up)
This pretty little flower may be small, but it packs a big punch when it comes to repelling ants. The Viola tricolor has been shown to be effective at repelling ants from plants, as well as from your home and car. It tastes terrible to them!
Chrysanthemum Morifolium (Dendranthema Grandiflorum)
Ants hate this plant because of its strong smell and taste—so much so that researchers have found that even if an ant touches only one leaf of this plant, it will go back and tell all of its friends not to come anywhere near it!
If you have ants in your garden, there are a few plants that can help you repel them. The first thing to remember is that ants are not your enemy—they’re just trying to survive. You can use these plants to help the ants find what they need and keep them from going after your plants.
Here are some of the best plants for attracting and repelling ants:
-Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)
-Sage (Salvia officinalis)
-Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)
-Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
List of Plants That Repel Ants
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