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    Angry Ants and the hummingbird feeder

    Does anyone have any ideas or something they use to keep the ants from getting to the hummingbird feeder??? Help, there are so many, big black ones....there all over.


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    Most garden supply stores sell the ant moats. They hang above the feeder and keep the ants from getting to it. Not sure how they work, as you don't have to do anything to them (i.e, fill with water or anything), but I can say from first hand experience that they *do* work! They look kind of like little inverted green cups.
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    Thanks for the link Laura

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    I put vaseline on the string holding it and that worked for me.

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    DOH! I just read that link so I don't guess I will be using vaseline anymore

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