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Ants on blackcurrant bushes


 
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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2013 7:13 pm    Post subject: Ants on blackcurrant bushes Reply with quote

Hi
Ants seem to be building a little nest/shelter for themselves in the top leaves of my blackcurrant bushes, they have folded the leaves down into domes covering them, what is the best way to get rid if them? I'm not keen on pesticides.
Thanks in advance,
Liz.
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