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Black flies on indoor plants (Mourning mosquito)
October 2019

Black flies on indoor plants (Mourning mosquito)

Open a good bottle of red wine and drink with pleasure as a couple or alone. In the end, however, leave something for the little pets. Leave half a glass of red wine next to the houseplants for 1-2...

No mosquitoes after repotting - thanks to microwave
October 2019

No mosquitoes after repotting - thanks to microwave

I allowed myself to "repot" my flowers. After some time, I found that I was plagued by small flies. I tried everything, but could not cope with the killing. After some search, I found out that they...

Mourning mosquitoes and mold in potted plants ade
October 2019

Mourning mosquitoes and mold in potted plants ade

Allow some sprouted soil to dry out completely (just lay it out somewhere and leave it for a few days). When potting a plant again, layer on the "normal" soil layer about 1 cm of this dried out...

Fly on potting soil and indoor plants
October 2019

Fly on potting soil and indoor plants

Recently, I have had heavy infestations of small flies called mourning flies. I read a lot of tips here, but it did not help. I solved the problem like this: First, I sprayed the surface of the...

Vinegar flies or mourning flies in flowerpot
October 2019

Vinegar flies or mourning flies in flowerpot

For both types of fly I had two alternatives: 1. Throw away the flowerpot. 2. Keep Hardcore application and possibly flower pot. So I did not pour the infected plants for 1 week and placed at the...

Fly removal in potting soil
October 2019

Fly removal in potting soil

Who does not know this plague: one has plants in the flat and therefore also a lot of small flies. Now you can remedy that without your plants happening. And best of all: "Everything you need for...

Fighting mourning flies: let the soil dry out with alcohol
October 2019

Fighting mourning flies: let the soil dry out with alcohol

Plants / transplanting / pests. Have about 3 months ago, all my houseplants supplied with new soil and in the emergency quickly bought from a grocery store a bag of potting soil. It was a big...

Mourning gnats - what to do?
October 2019

Mourning gnats - what to do?

At the moment I am a big plant fanatic and make one potted plant after the other. Unfortunately, I found out that in a plant (I do not name names, but to warn other plant lovers: they came from a...

Fighting Mourning Gnats
October 2019

Fighting Mourning Gnats

By using an - otherwise good - advice from here, namely to fertilize flowers with coffee grounds, my geraniums have accumulated in peak form in the summer, but when I tried it on houseplants, I soon...

Nicotine against sciarids in plants
October 2019

Nicotine against sciarids in plants

Nicotine for scary mosquitoes works like Bolle! Pick up empty jam jar with screw cap, rinse and fill with water. If you are a smoker, use this glass as an ashtray until it is full. Let it soak for a...