Use VINEGAR.. to get rid of FRUIT FLIES

 

This week we learn a few new and unusual tips for vinegar found in this great book:

 

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FRUIT FLIES

Eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day is highly recommended, but that can mean a lot of fresh produce ripening in your kitchen, and a welcome sign for fruit flies to come in and dine.  Forget chemical fly-sprays;  make a simple, eco-friendly fruit fly trap;  half fill a conserve jar with apple cider vinegar, punch a couple of holes in the lid and leave it for the flies to end their days.

 

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2 Responses to “Use VINEGAR.. to get rid of FRUIT FLIES”

  1. Britney

    I was just thinking about this while I was cutting an apple this morning and how now that winters over I’m expecting the fruit flies to be buzzing around soon.

    My husband thought I was crazy when I told him to do this (we use apple cider vinegar with a drop of soap in a jar). In the morning he was pretty surprised to see all the fruit flies in the jar. This works better than anything I’ve ever tried from a store.

    It’s pretty cool how we usually have a solution to our household problems right in our cupboards (and vinegar is usually the solution!)

    All the best!

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    • myakahawkins

      Couldn’t agree more Britney. They have been driving me crazy for days, and after putting out a jar with apple cider vinegar they are almost all gone. THRILLED.

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