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Get Rid of Fruit Flies {DIY Fruit Fly Trap}

  • 2 min
  • Easy
We have had a fruit fly outbreak, so instead of using the sticky fly traps that we've used in the past, I gave this fruit fly trap method a try. It worked perfectly!
All you need is a jar, a piece of paper, apple cider vinegar and liquid dish detergent!

To see more: http://myblessedlife.net/2013/06/get-rid-of-fruit-flies.html

Got a question about this project?

  • Barbara Rockwell
    Barbara Rockwell Marlette, MI

    What does the white paper do?

  • Nukdkhan
    Nukdkhan Glen Burnie, MD

    white paper acts as a pathway and channel to lead the flies into the bottle. and since the channel gets so narrow the flies find it hard to find there way out whilst it was easy getting in in the first place.

  • Mapachase

    Great idea for fruit flys. For ants try corn meal, not corn startch. They like it but can't digest it. and it's safe.

  • Jeannette Raynes
    Jeannette Raynes Scott City, KS

    How about grasshoppers?

  • Rebecca Lidberg
    Rebecca Lidberg Ponchatoula, LA

    take clear plastic bottle(tonic water bottle best),don't rinse,cut top within 2inches,invert as funnel,tape together if too much cut..put small amount..cat food..in,piece of banana,or banana peel in bottom..great fly catcher,last for weeks. on patio

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