How can you keep ants off your okra?

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November 24, 2007 9:44PM

Try sprinkling your okra or any other plants with talcum

powder.It is an organic alternative to harmful pesticides. Try a

product called Diatomaceous earth. Its sold at most gardening

places and will deter ants from the plant if sprinkled around the

base of the stalk. It works because it consists of fossilized

diatoms. One celled fossils, that if magnified look like

porcupines. Ants have segmented bodies and these points irritate

the ants bodies where the segments meet to where they do not

return. Its safe to handle with the bare hands, 100% organic and is

not poisonous.

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