If I put weed control fabric in bottom of tubs will it stop the ants.
Isle of Wight
No,they just climb up the side!!
“Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
Vendée, Western France
Keeping the soil/compost moist keeps ants away. Leaving it dry makes an inviting home for their nests/eggs/larvae.
"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw