I'm from MA and I have never heard of red fire ants in this area however, a section of my yard has been over run with these ants. They are all carrying eggs, dead flys and dead black ants. They seem to be going into my neighbors yard at dusk. He doesn't keep up his yard and has lots of junk near the property line so I'm assuming they are nesting there or relocating there. Here is a link to the type of ant
I used Ortho Bug Be Gone Granular with a spreader and that cut down the amount of ants but there are still tons. Last night I used Termidor on the ground and on my fence. I'm assuming once I cut the grass a few times the Termidor will be gone.
I'm assuming the red ants are due to a warm winter. Will these all get killed this winter (assuming it is a normal New England winter) or will I need to fight these year after year?
There are wetlands on the property however they are a good 600+ feet away.
The amount of ants in the yard before the ortho was like a scene out of a movie! What can I do to completely eradicate these ants?