Gnats And Fruit Flies

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  1. Gloria Mitchell

    Gloria Mitchell Very Well-Known Member
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    I have several plants indoors and altho I have had a gnat issue in the past.....lately it has been horrible. So have taken them outside to dry out some.
    I keep a jar of apple cider vinegar on kitchen counter....which does catch them....but I want to kill them all...pronto. Have not seen any indication that anything is attached to under side of leaves.
    Found recipe for lemon soap and water to spray them with after they dry out.
    Does anyone else ever have this issue ?
     
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    After experiencing this problem - I settled for 'pretend' plants
    They do look good :p
     
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    Try neem oil completely natural and will stop most all bugs from eating plants.
     
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    We use tall and medium metal plant stakes and attach a fly/nat sticky thing, pulled out of a small container, to it. Nats are really attracted to these sticky traps and stick to them.
     
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    Saw those advertised...may get some ...tnx
     
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    Love your plants Gloria...they are so healthy looking. It is evident you have a green thumb. :)
     
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