How Ants Take Care of Their Farms

[Intro] When humans first domesticated plants about 12,000 years ago, gotta say, it was a pretty big deal. But it was not a first! Hundreds of ant species — along with some termites and beetles — have been farming for tens of millions of years. Ants practice two forms of farming: some species farm fungi, […]

Using a Sticky Barrier to Prevent Ants on Trees and Shrubs

Do you see trails of ants marching up and down your landscape trees and shrubs? Although ants may be attracted to flower nectar or ripe fruit, they are not eating your plants. Ants in trees are most likely gathering a sticky substance called honeydew. Honeydew is produced by insects such as aphids, psyllids, mealybugs, whiteflies, […]

How To Easily Remove Tree Sap! – Chemical Guys

– Oh, the things you see in Gardena, huh? (laughing), Okay, fine, we’ll do it for real. In three, two, give me your heads up thing. (dramatic music) What’s goin’ on, everybody? Happy Wednesday and thanks so much for tuning in for today’s episode of Chemical Guys Detail Garage. Today, Octavio and myself are shooting […]

My Giant Ant Terrarium Evolved Life

There’s something about ant keeping that really feels like having a God’s eye perspective. An ant keeper has the unique opportunity to watch and nurture a contained world from its humble beginnings, and grow that world into something magnificent, fruitful, and abundant over time. This has been my experience as keeper of the Hacienda Del […]