However, Paul explained: “Most sugar eating species will succumb to the method and is probably the most effective natural method out there.”
Add one part boric acid substitute powder to seven parts sugar, mix thoroughly and then slowly dissolve in a teacup of water. Mix it up until it forms a firm paste.
It is important to make sure the mixture is well mixed so the sweet taste and aroma of sugar hides the acid.
Place small amounts of the mixture next to nest openings. Keep up this process until the ants stop emerging from the nest.
The expert added: “This process can take a few weeks. Ants will ingest the mixture and take it back to the queen. Over time this will slowly kill the colony.”
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