Termites in my PLANTS !!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Lunachick, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Are they desperate or something? I have several large sedums and 2 of them looked like a large garden oaf sat right in the middle of them - all flattened out etc, so I pulled off some of the stems and looked - [​IMG] they're up in the stems! They made tunnels in there and are eating my sedums!

    It's too late for those plants [​IMG] Anyone have a suggestion as to keep termites from my other ones? [​IMG]
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    Only thing I can think of is to put out some termite baits.Better they eat that and die than the plants.
  3. StupidBird

    StupidBird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    huh. The only thing I can think of why true termites, that feed on wood cellulose, would eat sedums, would be for the moisture...ya'll in a drought up there? I get fire ants eating the most amazing things in our droughts in Georgia, so why not?

    Double check that it's true termites...?

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