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Old 08-13-2015, 07:09 AM
nanducsn nanducsn is offline
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UnhappyFungal Gnats cure please?

Hi Everybody,

I have several plants which I keep outdoors mostly nowadays since its summer. Eventually I'd like to bring them inside once winter starts.

But I am tire of fungal gnats getting inside the house. I already see quite a few in some of my plants.
Is there a remedy that any of you have tried and it worked?

I've come across quite a few tips on getting rid of fungal gnats but I need something accurate and that has worked for someone successfully.

Thank you ! Have a good one!
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Old 09-09-2015, 05:25 AM
threex threex is offline
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Gnatrol. Works well.
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Old 09-11-2015, 11:54 PM
Ian Morris Ian Morris is offline
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1 - take the plant to the maximum amount of sun you can (to dry the soil denying the gnat a home) without scorching the plant

2- lots of cinnamon (anti bacterial and as a powder dries, kills the things gnats are eating)

3- gnats leave and die
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Old 10-11-2015, 07:40 AM
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dump all the plants and all the soil , only way to kill them completely sorry it is the only way ...I did it once because the nursery lady told me that was the only sure way for them to go away..
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Old 10-13-2015, 06:07 PM
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I would repot plants first washing their roots in new soil.New soil should be microwaved for a couple of minutes to kill all the eggs and larva and cooled down before you use it.Also keep your plants on a dry side.I used to have a lot of them before I started microwaving store bought soil .Never had them since
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