What’s your best solution for flies, ants, aphids and fruit flies

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 23, 2018
    indoors or outdoors
    • Cynthia Kay Cynthia Kay on Feb 23, 2018
      Both... mostly outside though... we have fire ants here, aphids with outdoor plants. Flies outside and occasionally fruit flies when have bananas etc....
  • Amanda Amanda on Feb 23, 2018
    Hi Cynthia. For fruit flies I put apple cider vinegar in a small bowl and then add a little dish soap and then just a little water, enough so the soap starts bubbling. Leave it out on the counter and they will go to it and get trapped in bowl. Good Luck!
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 23, 2018
    for the fire ants,use food grade diatomeous earth, for the inside fruit flies, place bowls of apple cider vinegar covered with saran wrap with poked holes, for the aphids if the plants are in pots, you should r-pot in fresh soil and spray with neem oil, if in the ground spray with neem oil as well as repeat as necessary,for the flies set traps up away from the house to lyre them
  • Sam Sam on Feb 24, 2018
    here is this product to keep ants, and other crawling things out of your house, its called raid bug barrier. you spray it on the foundation of your
    home outside on a calm dry day. make sure you make a continuous line
    of it on the foundation. do this all the way around the house. this will
    keep ants and other things out of your house as well. i use in once in
    the spring and never have any ants!
  • Cpmt Cpmt on Feb 24, 2018
    black pepper around windows and doors.
  • Cpmt Cpmt on Feb 24, 2018
    yes i have rabbits and other cretures that eat all my bulbs and flowers.. what can I use so they do not came ?
  • Cpmt Cpmt on Feb 24, 2018
    Thank you. I didn't see your comment. I will get some. Thank you again.
  • Kmv31371992 Kmv31371992 on Feb 24, 2018
    boric acid
  • Marcia Pierce Marcia Pierce on Feb 25, 2018
    For fruit flies I cut a plastic water bottle in half, turn the top part upside down then slide the neck of the bottle in the bottom half leaving the screw top part about a half inch from the apple cider vinegar in the bottom half. The flies get in but can't get out. Works great!
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