What is Nemasys No Ants?
Nemasys No Ants is a product containing microscopic worms (nematodes) which are natural predators of ants. The ants do not tolerate the nematodes near their nests and move their nests away from these areas. Ants are not killed by Nemasys No Ants, but leave the area that has been treated.
Use Nemasys No Ants to deal with an ant infestation, without any of the precautions associated with chemical use. Apply Nemasys No Ants Nematodes when ant activity is visible on top of the lawn, which is typically April through to September.
Why use Nemasys No Ants?
Nemasys No Ants is safe to use on turf or soil without any of the precautions associated with chemical use. Children and pets can be allowed on the area immediately after treatment.
How do I apply Nemasys No Ants?
When there are signs of ant activity, apply Nemasys No Ants directly on to the nests with a watering can with a coarse rose or hose end feeder.
Apply to moist lawns when the soil temperature is above 10ºC (50ºF) and water them in well.
Make sure the lawn does not dry out for at least two weeks after applying nematodes. The ants do not tolerate the nematodes (Steinernema feltiae) near their nests and move their nests away from these areas.
Are any special conditions required to use Nemasys No Ants?
Nemasys No Ants should be applied to moist turf or soil. If applying in hot weather it is better to wait till later in the day when the ground won’t dry out so quickly. Water well after application and keep well watered for at least two weeks.
How far away will ants move their nests?
This is very difficult to determine as it is dependent upon many factors such as soil structure, moisture content and weather conditions. However, it is usually far enough to solve the problem in the area targeted.
Nemasys® No Ants is a perishable, living product, so it must be used before the expiry date (which is marked on the inside of the pack and will be at least 2 weeks and usually around 3-4 weeks) and should be stored in the fridge until it is needed. It is delivered by 1st class post and should be popped in the fridge as soon as possible (they are fine on the doormat while you are at work).