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That time again

Post by Northern Stiller » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:16 pm

So it's come around again fruit flies taking over I use fly paper strips and heads in a jar with cling film over the top pierced with a cocktail stick.

Just wondering what everyone else uses?

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Re: That time again

Post by jacquie » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:15 pm

I put pots of herbs everywhere to keep off pests - basil lavender and peppermint good for fruit flies I use plants but oils work too
I'm not under the afluence of incohol - though some feeple pink I am......

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Post by gaza the instructor » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:50 pm

I just twat 'em with a whacker and pour bleach
down the sink where the little buggers breed.
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Re: That time again

Post by Easydrinker » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:30 am

If you have the energy, these are VERY satisfying to use,
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sourcing4U-Exe ... 234&sr=8-5 :)

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Re: That time again

Post by Pinky » Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:48 am

Easydrinker wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:30 am
If you have the energy, these are VERY satisfying to use,
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sourcing4U-Exe ... 234&sr=8-5 :)

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Part of my fitness regime.

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Re: That time again

Post by gaza the instructor » Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:18 am

Oh yes Jonny Cash style. "burn burn burn the ring of fire". :lol:
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Re: That time again

Post by Northern Stiller » Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:33 pm

Thanks Jacquie I've got to give that a go I have lavender plants in the garden must try them. And thanks guys but I think my Tim Henman days have past :lol:
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Re: That time again

Post by Mash » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:46 am

jacquie wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:15 pm
I put pots of herbs everywhere to keep off pests - basil lavender and peppermint good for fruit flies I use plants but oils work too


Jacquie, would hanging up a filter paper with some Lavender oil on it be enough to repell fruit flies in a small brew-shed then?
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Re: That time again

Post by jacquie » Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:07 pm

It would deter them most strong smelling herbs will - they are the only plants I grow that don't get attacked by pests - but mint citronella rosemary lavender basil and mint are the ones I use indoors to keep out flies. If you mix lemon ginger and lavender oil or just boil up a load of strong herbs and make into a spray, spray around windows and doors and dip ribbons (I'm a girl, filter papers would work) in and hang in windows and doorways should help and make it smell nice too. Although it deters not kills so you might want to be more brutal and zap em, any that are stoopid enough to get past my herb barriers are subject to a death sentence - usually hairspray they stiffen slowly as it dries and glide to the ground
I'm not under the afluence of incohol - though some feeple pink I am......

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Re: That time again

Post by gaza the instructor » Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:47 pm

Hairspray don't use it, but it sounds great. Being cruel
to fruit flies is not nasty and does not detract from your
life span, bit like driving my Jag quickly.
So the more cruel the better, the faster the better. :lol:
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