Get Rid Of Fruit Flies Naturally - Glass Jar, Paper, Fruit, & Vinegar Needed
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Place piece(s) of fruit-melon/banana/etc-at the bottom of glass jar. Create a cone out of paper, balance on rim of jar so the opening at the pointy end is just big enough that a fruit fly can get through & does not touch the fruit at bottom of jar. (See more info for rest)
The fruit flies will get into the jar through the tiny hole but won't be able to get out. After you've completed your fruit fly trap, wipe down ALL surfaces (counters, appliances, etc) with white vinegar. Leave your trap overnight. It's shocking to see them all in the morning stuck in the jar!
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I wash all the fruit I bring into the house with hand soap which is supposed to get rid of fruit fly eggs that have been laid on them, but within the last week I've had a major influx of fruit flies. I put vinegar in a cup, covered it with shrink wrap, put holes in it with a pencil, and have captured a few gnats, but not enough. Do you all have any other ideas? READ ALL THE OTHER COMMENTS BECAUSE THEY ADDED REALLY GOOD ADVISE. Thanks, Phyllis
Fruit flies can be controlled with a solution of apple cider vinegar and honey. 1/4 cup vinegar 1 tsp honey. Leave the solution in a shallow dish near where you have the fruit flies for a couple days. If you have a lot of fruit flies put out more than one dish.
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