Pest Control Garden City KS

Local resource for pest control in Garden City, KS. Includes detailed information on insecticide, pesticides, ant pest control, poison spray, home pest control, and green pest control, as well as advice and content on pest control products.

PEST X PEST CONTROL
(620) 275-1200
805 N 9th St
Garden City, KS
 
WARD'S CHEMCARE
(620) 275-4768
2703 N Taylor Plz
Garden City, KS
 
The Home Depot
(620)275-5943
3110 E Kansas Ave
Garden City, KS
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

THOMAS B BRUNGARDT
(913) 962-9200
7001 W 76th St Ste B
Overland Park, KS
 
KRUG PEST MANAGEMENT INC
(785) 483-4304
710 N Main St
Russell, KS
 
PRO ENTERPRISES LLC
(620) 275-7504
PO Box 1362
Garden City, KS
 
SOUTHWEST PESTICIDE INC
(800) 498-7440
605 1/2 N 8th St
Garden City, KS
 
ADVANCED PEST MANAGEMENT INC
(785) 841-2847
PO Box 1029
Lawrence, KS
 
WORLD PEST CONTROL
(800) 966-9599
RURAL ROUTE 1
WICHITA, KS
 
A 1 LEVIS PEST CONTROL
(620) 442-0396
1835 N SEVENTH STREET
ARKANSAS CITY, KS
 

Ant Pest Control

Organic and chemical ant control options

While ants can actually help your yard by aerating the soil and breaking down organic matter, they can also be pests that limit the enjoyment of your time outside in your yard. When ants become bothersome, it's time to look into ant pest control methods. Most ants, including argentine ants and fire ants, can be dealt with in a variety of ways. Carpenter ants, on the other hand, can do damage to your home and should be dealt with by a professional.

Organic Ant Control

One of the most effective methods of natural ant control includes limiting the plants that attract aphids and other honeydew-producing insects. This is the most obvious food source for common ants, so making sure none of your plants specifically attract them will be a powerful first step to preventing an ant infestation.

Sticky barriers can also provide natural ant control when placed on trees and tall plants to prevent the pests from climbing up. Another simple way of controlling ants without pesticides is pouring boiling hot water into the entrance of their nests. Ants can survive underwater, so this is unlikely to kill the entire nest (as the water will cool as it travels toward the queen) but it will certainly take care of the scout ants that are usually traveling around your lawn.

Finally, you can try leaving a low-wattage light on outside overnight near the area with the most ant activity. The change in light can disrupt the ants' foraging patterns.

Pest Control Chemicals for Ants

Boric acid and diatomaceous earth are both low-toxicity chemical compounds that can be used for ant control. Boric acid can be especially effective when paired with the boiling water method - the boiling water will kill ants near the surface and even as the water cools, it will bring the boric acid deep into the nest, killing many more of the ants. You can also make a homemade chemical mixture that scout ants will bring back to their nest, thinking it's food: d...

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KS Pest Control Regulatory Agencies

Kansas Department of Agriculture

Division of Plant Health

901 South Kansas Ave., 7th Floor

Topeka KS, 66601

913-296-2263