If you have an ant problem, chances are, you’re not thrilled about it. It can be annoying and terrifying to see a bunch of ants marching across your countertop or on the wall. Before you get out the Raid and start dousing every nook and cranny, take a deep breath and consider alternative ways to keep your home ant-free.Believe it or not, there are plenty of all-natural ways to repel ants in the house and garden.
Some of them may not be as effective as those involving harsh chemicals, but they’re cheaper, greener, and much safer. So, if you just can’t bear the thought of leaving your home exposed and defenseless against an incoming army of six-legged predators, you’ll want to give some of these DIY solutions a try.
9 – Cinnamon
Ants hate the smell of this spice because it impedes their ability to smell other things, such as food. Sprinkle cinnamon onto areas where they might enter your home, and they won’t bother coming back again. It works in the garden as well. Just sprinkle some on the soil around plants that are under attack by ants. It will keep them from climbing up the stems and eating the fruits.
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