Get Rid Of---Ants, Ants, Ants from Food.com: 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.
Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it 'home,' can't digest it, and move to ant heaven. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!