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We have kept a snail around for several years in a terrarium. I'll tell you that they will eat almost any plant material. They munched all the ferns down to dirt, so now I just toss a sprinkle of microgreen seeds in the terrarium every couple of weeks. They sprout, they grow and feed the snail, and then when it is looking sparse I sprinkle some more. The ...


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I would suggest baking soda. It is very effective against ants, cheap and available in the supermarket. Just put some on the areas that frequented by the ants and if you can locate the points they enter your house and put some there. A chemical reaction I can't describe right now will kill the ants when they eat the powder. I had the same problem with my pot ...


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I use a vacuum. It takes about an hour a night( four 15 minute shifts) for three nights. No environmental side effects. In Guatemala they usually forage in early evening. Mix a glass or mug of your favorite beverage and enjoy a few minutes of ant vacuuming. I am starting my first battle of the spring tonight as I have a lot of lime tree leaf cuttings at the ...


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Rubbing alcohol will prevent all insects. Of course, it doesn't last very long. Clove powder will kill ants, even causing burning to them if it is just sprinkled on top of them. But, I do not know the way to get cinnon into the hive. If put along the edges, it will be extremely effective at first but after the worst part of the oils wear off they may ...


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