the ants have been at my peas

Does anyone know any companion plants to keep the ants off my pea seedlingd please?


  • ShandyAndyShandyAndy Posts: 1

    I have successfully forced ants to move their nest by planting mint next to it. However, be aware that mint can be quite invasive unless precautions like planting within a pot in the gorund are taken.

  • Moonlit HareMoonlit Hare Posts: 153

    Fantastic! thats just the answer I needed!

    I'm plant shoping this weekend so I'll pick up some planters too, the peas are on the back edge of my plot with a sleeper used for banking in the soil so I'll stick a couple on the top there. I was trying to work out where I could pop some mint anyway, I love just whipping out and nipping off some leaves to make tea with.

    Was there any variety in particular you used... I quite like peppermint and spearmint...

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