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How to identify carpenter ants, detect infestation and how to treat for ants.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1978 (v.56#8) pg. 172

Make a living "ant nest" from two glass jars. Use it to study these insects.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1988 (v.78#10) pg. 42

Build an ant farm inside a large glass jar and watch these social insects in their underground work.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1989 (v.79#8) pg. 71

Outsmarting ants. Tips on controls that work.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1993 (v.77#2) pg. 78

Tip on spraying for carpenter ants.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #345 Feb 1994 (v.44#2) pg. 8

How to get rid of ants in a kitchen.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #382 Oct 1997 (v.47#9) pg. 17

How to keep ants out of gladiolus blossoms.
FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 16

Advice on controlling Argentine ants in garden, yard and home.
FINE GARDENING #51 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 20

Tip tells how to keep ants out of a hummingbird feeder.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 12

Suggestions on how to get rid of fire ants.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 12
Added Info FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 4

How to identify and control carpenter ants.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #43 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 14
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #44 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 4

Wood-infesting insects. All about termites, carpenter ants, deathwatch beetles and powderpost beetles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #60 Apr-May 1990 pg. 64
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #64 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 6

How to eliminate a colony of carpenter ants.
HARROWSMITH #65 Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#5) pg. 121

What's eating your house? A homeowner's guide to wood-destroying insects.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #121 Mar-Apr 1995 (v.19) pg. 51

Tips on eliminating ants in a kitchen.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #122 May-Jun 1995 (v.20) pg. 8

Tip: Plant spearmint near an ant colony to repel them.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1989-Jan 1990 (v.2#2) pg. 44

Some advice on ridding an herb garden of a fire ant mound.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1993 (v.6#1) pg. 8
Added Info HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1994 (v.6#3) pg. 12

Stopping termites and carpenter ants.
HOME MECHANIX #783 Mar 1994 (v.90) pg. 20

How to protect your home from carpenter ants.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1985 (v.10#6) pg. 20

Advice on eliminating Argentine ants from the garden.
KITCHEN GARDEN #7 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 14

Tip: Use fluoride toothpaste mixture as an ant killer.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 182

Tips on controlling ants without using harmful chemicals.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #109 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 11
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #110 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 15

The ants are coming. A compendium of successful strategies for controlling ants without using harmful chemicals.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #112 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 14

Wood-destroying insects. Countering the bugs that attack buildings. Advice on termites, carpenter ants, and wood-boring beetles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.19#2) pg. 34
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.19#3) pg. 8 (Carpenter bees)

Tips on protecting trees from leaf-cutter ants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 16

Tips on controlling fire ants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1983 (v.30#4) pg. 16

Use "ant-warfare" to eliminate ant hills.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1985 (v.32#4) pg. 24

A look at the fight against fire ants in the Southern states and some non-toxic controls.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1988 (v.35#2) pg. 96

Tip: Eliminate fire ants by soaking their mounds with manure tea.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1988 (v.35#12) pg. 80

Tips on eliminating aphids and ants from strawberries.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1989 (v.36#6) pg. 20

Tip on controlling fire ants and fleas by using "Borax" laundry additive.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.37#7) pg. 81

How to use a mixture of diatomaceous earth and cinnamon as an ant repellant.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1992 (v.39#6) pg. 64

Tip tells how to eradicate fire ants with boiling water.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1993 (v.40#7) pg. 75

Tip on using boiling water for controlling fire ants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1994 (v.41#8) pg. 18

Fire ants, their life cycle, habits and control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 22

Recipe for long-term ant control bait with low-dose boric acid and instructions for its use.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#8) pg. 14

Ants, their description and control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1998 (v.45#4) pg. 17

Tip on keeping ants out of hummingbird feeders.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1999 (v.46#3) pg. 66

Rid your home of the carpenter ant.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1964 (v.122#2) pg. 150

Non-chemical methods for controlling carpenter ants.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1990 (v.5#4) pg. 22

Controlling ants.
SUNSET Jun 1988 (v.180#6) pg. 186A