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How do you get rid of gnats flying around your house plants?

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2010-05-24 03:23:11

Try placing a layer of sand on top of the soil around the base

of the plant. The gnats are attracted to over-watered soil and

their larvae are in the soil. Sand will keep the flies from laying

eggs. It has also been suggested to spray the plant/soil with soapy

mixture. Good luck.

I would also try the ole plastic over the cup o' vinegar trick.

Place a cup or small bowl of vinegar with a dash(squirt) of dish

soap, cover with plastic wrap, cut or poke small holes in the

plastic wrap, viola'...Nat catcher!

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