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Fruit Flies

Fruit Fly Infestations: Causes and Treatment

Fruit Fly Infestations: Causes and Treatment Fruit flies are generally a small-time nuisance and pest. You may find them in your hives or around the equipment you use to process honey, particularly

Where Do Fruit Flies Come From?

Where Do Fruit Flies Come From? Fruit flies are a major indoor pest, especially during the warmer months. From holes in your window screens to pre-laid eggs in fruit, fruit flies always

Natural Home Remedies For Fruit Flies

Natural Home Remedies For Fruit Flies Fruit flies can be a real pain, but getting rid of them doesn’t have to be! They can be attracted to various things, such as damp

How to Use Vinegar to Trap Fruit Flies

Using Vinegar to Trap Fruit Flies The fruit fly is a small insect that feeds on yeast and breeds in decaying or fermenting fruit. Also known by its scientific name of Drosophila,

How to Make a DIY Fruit Fly Trap

How to Make a DIY Fruit Fly Trap If you want to keep fruit flies away, good household hygiene is the key. It’s not a guarantee they’ll be completely gone from your

Lifespan of a Fruit Fly: How Long Do They Live?

Fruit Fly Lifespan Fruit flies have different lifespans in different environmental conditions. Temperature and crowdedness can affect their development and lifespan significantly. We’re all keen to get rid of fruit flies as

How to Catch and Trap Fruit Flies

How to Catch and Trap Fruit Flies Whether in the garden or inside your house, fruit flies will be drawn to overripe fruits and rotten foods. Once they appear, they’re not so

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies in the Home

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies in the Home Fruit flies are invasive, opportunistic pests that can quickly infest your entire home. With their rapid breeding and short life cycle, fruit

Do Fruit Flies Bite?

Do Fruit Flies Bite? You may have simply seen a rare fruit fly here and there around your house, or perhaps you fear an epidemic is on your hands, and now it’s

Gnats

Gnat Larvae: Appearance and Traits

Gnat Larvae: Appearance and Traits Hear the word ‘gnats,’ and your mind immediately creates images of tiny flying critters buzzing around your home and garden. This is only one aspect of their

Fungus Gnat Larvae: Appearance and Traits

Fungus Gnat Larvae: Appearance and Traits While seemingly innocuous, the tiny, wriggling larvae of the fungus gnat can decimate plants in the home, greenhouse and garden. Learning to identify these creatures means

Do All Gnats Fly?

Do All Gnats Fly? When you hear the word ‘gnat,’ your mind probably conjures up images of swarms gathering in the garden or numerous tiny flying beasties circling your houseplants. If instead,

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats You walk up to admire your prized geraniums, only to be met by a puff of flying critters and a soil surface that appears to

What Do Gnats Eat?

What Do Gnats Eat? Despite what you may think, the preferred food of gnats isn’t necessarily your precious blood. Like us humans, different gnats have individual predilections towards particular sources of nourishment.

How to Get Rid of Outdoor Gnats

How to Get Rid of Outdoor Gnats There’s nothing better than spending long summer evenings outside. You knock up some awesome food on the grill, crack open a few cold ones and

A Guide to Natural Gnat Repellents

Natural Gnat Repellents Gnats are annoying, destructive or painful, buzzing around your head, eating your plants or biting your skin. Keeping these critters at bay isn’t difficult — you can make budget-friendly

How to Keep Gnats Away

How to Keep Gnats Away Gnats can destroy plants, suck your blood and be frightfully irksome. Whether they’re hovering in the home or garden, they can seek you out and seemingly have

How to Catch and Trap Gnats

How to Catch and Trap Gnats The Dalai Lama reputedly said, ‘If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.’ This could equally refer to

Gnat Infestations: Causes and Treatment

Gnat Infestations: Causes and Treatment Gnats are extraordinarily tenacious and widespread. Different species can inhabit your home, garden, plants and drains. The causes and cures for these infestations vary across family types.