If only fire ants could drown

Did anybody notice the island of floating fire ants shown in the flood waters of Hurricane Harvey? Well I did, and it gave me the heebie jeebies.

And that’s no exaggeration. I literally can’t tell you how deeply my dislike of and aversion to fire ants runs. We all know they’re virtually impossible to get rid of. Yes, there is poison available, and you do have to use it. But that doesn’t really rid your property of this predator. A few always survive and then relocate. The summer after you distribute the poison, usually just a few

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