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Ants in your plants

Garden Variety, hosted by Charity Nebbe

Ants outnumber us — by a lot. But that doesn't mean they have to take over your home or garden. ISU entomologist Donald Lewis joins us to talk about deterring ants and dealing with an infestation.


  • Donald Lewis, former professor of entomology at Iowa State University

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Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Matthew was a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Caitlin Troutman is a talk show producer at Iowa Public Radio