I was sitting in my lawn, sipping my afternoon coffee and suddenly I saw something. Oh gosh! My lawn invaded by ants some seemed to be big whiles some small. I’m sure you’ve tried all kind of strategies and chemical to do away with these ants. They can be irritating. Many people associate the presence of these ants to dirt or presence of sugary things. But despite maintaining high hygiene, you are likely to see these small ants again within your kitchen or lawns. Here are some natural remedies you can use to help get rid of them.

Given below are some of the ways she told me-

1. Black pepper- (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, Peppercorn, which is usually dried and used as a spice.
Ants hate black pepper. So, make a wall around their main source of infestation. This won't kill them but surely avoid them from returning.

2. Turmeric- (Curcuma longa) is a flowering plant of the ginger family. It is an old Indian spice with a powerful medicinal compound called Cur cumin. It has a warm and bitter taste and is commonly used in Asian foods. It works in the same way as black pepper. Just sprinkle it over the infestation source and than see the ants disperse and will never return back.

3. Flour- It is a powder made by grinding raw grains (especially wheat) , roots, beans, nuts or seeds. Disperse some flour over the ants or their source. This is a temporary solution to get rid of ants. By sprinkling this, they will run away and disperse.

4. Mint- Peppermint is a natural insect repellent. Planting mint around the house or using its oil is a good remedy to get rid of ants. It will also give your house fresh minty smell. Ants hate its smell. If u still doubt , take some drops of mint oil in a cotton ball and rub in the suspected areas or you can simply keep the ball in the suspected areas.

5. Cinnamon- It is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species of genus cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment and flavouring additive. It can be a great and permanent method to kill ants.

Sprinkle it wherever you see ants or ant holes. When ants will inhale it, they will suffocate and die. Its oil is also used to repel ants. Mix few drops of cinnamon oil with water and spray it on the suspected areas.

You can easily find these natural remedies at the nearest vegetable store near you. Apart from using them as spices, they can also be used as remedies to remove the irritating small ants within or around your house. If you have been looking for the best ant killer for lawns or remedy then look no further. Try out these five natural methods and indeed, you’ll see the difference.


They have no side-effects even after a long-term use. Therefore, you can use these remedies as long as you want to get rid of the ants. Apart from buying them, you can also plant them within your garden to help cut the cost. Also, we can use also best walk behind mower for the Garden. Try one of these remedies today and see the magic in them. You will never see those ants in your lawns or kitchen. The magic here is the smell! So always use the fresh pieces as they smell stronger and on instances change them frequently for effective outcome.

Final Thought

These above given methods will help you get rid of ants. Not only they are easy to use but also free of cost. Plus they will give your home a fresh odour.