FriedGreenTomatoes
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Joined: Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:12 am
Location: Ny

killing flies!

I wanted to share with everyone the success I've had killing flies.

I noticed yesterday that there were a lot of flies around the yellow toys in the kids sandbox.

I had put a bowl of soapy water out last week to catch flies, and caught about ten.

Seeing that the flies were attracted to yellow, I put a yellow bowl of soapy water outside yesterday. The bowl filled up fast with flies so I dumped and refilled it. In just two hours I must have killed 50 flies!!

The best part of this is that it's safe to have around kids and pets,and it doesn't have a bad smell like those fly bags.

Hope this can be helpful to someone! :)
Grow with your garden!

cynthia_h
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Joined: Tue May 06, 2008 7:02 pm
Location: El Cerrito, CA

Re: killing flies!

What a great tip! Thank you! :D

Cynthia H.
Sunset Zone 17, USDA Zone 9



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