According to the products label, Gourmet Ant Bait can be used to make small, pea sized placements and/ or long thin lines in areas where ants are a problem. Place the bait on a horizontal surface near ant activity. Place bait under food cabinets, sinks, stoves, refrigerators, food storage areas, attics, garages, basements, storage areas, closets, etc. Place on exterior windowsills and in doorways to help prevent entry of ants. You can put on pieces of paper or on jar lids to keep the bait off of surfaces.
Yes, Green Way Liquid Ant Killing Bait is an excellent option when treating for Pharaoh ants. You will put the product out in bait stations. They will consume the bait and/or take it back to the colony as well.
Another good option to use in conjunction with this product is Maxforce Complete Granules. This can be broadcast in your lawn and put in places where you have seen activity. It contains a unique formula with a mixture of proteins, simple sugars, fats and complex carbohydrates in a food-based granular structure that is irresistible to insects.
Also, be sure to check out our Ant Guide for tips on how to treat and prevent ants.
Green Way Liquid Ant Killing Bait - 32 oz. is labeled for use inside of a variety of bait stations. It is not labeled for pouring on ant mounds. If you want a liquid to use for a mound drench, you can look at a product like Talstar P. When treating Fire Ants it is best to perform both broadcast and mound treatments. Please be sure to read the product label for complete use instructions.
Green Way Liquid Ant Killing Bait is a popular choice for control of any ants looking for sweet/carbohydrate foods, so it is very possible that ants that have been eating Advion Ant Bait Gel will also consume the Green Way bait. This bait can be used full strength or diluted at a 1:1 ratio with a food-grade liquid such as apple juice.
Another excellent ant bait for use in stations for very large colonies is Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait.
If you are dealing with crazy ants or other ants with very large colonies, then we recommend using mutiple control methods for best results. In addition to use bait stations, you may also consider using a non-repellent spray around the foundation of the home that will help transfer through colonies, such as Taurus SC or Advion WDG.
We also sell bait stations, baits, and Advion WDG together in our Outdoor Ant Control Kit here.
Green Way Liquid Ant Killing Bait may be used at full strength for larger ants (like Carpenter), or diluted with distilled water or other food grade liquid (such as apple juice) 1:1 to make bait containing .5% active ingredient for smaller ants (Argentine, White-Footed, and Pharaoh).
No, Green way Liquid Ant Bait is not meant to be broadcast across your lawn. It can be mixed with water and used inside of a bait station.
Green Way Liquid Ant Killing Bait can be used to treat for bigheaded ants as this bait appeals to sweet feeding ant species. Use full strength or dilute 1:1 with distilled water or food-grade liquid such as apple juice. Green Way Liquid Ant Killing Bait is designed to work slowly, and sufficient bait should be made available for at least 14 days of continuous feeding.