Get Rid Of Ants (sugar, boric acid, warm water) : This is a miracle recipe for getting rid of those pesty ants that come every spring and summer. Mix up the solution, pack cotton balls in a jar cover, and put the solution on and they will be gone.
Pinner says: "did it. had an annoying ant problem for a few weeks, nothing was working until this. - confectioners sugar and boric acid kills ants. they take it back to the nest and voila no ants." (I'll be glad I pinned this one day)
remove aphids-Brew a strong tea from citrus peels. Cool and pour it in a spray bottle, Spray infested plants. Won't harm plant but will burn the aphids Ants raise aphids so you have to get rid of ants. Douse ant hills with white vinegar a few times.