How to Get Rid  of  Houseplant Gnats

These pesky little bugs can be a real pain to get rid of, but with these tips, you'll be able to get rid of them in no time!

How to Get Rid of Gnats in Your Plants

Let The Soil Dry - This will disturb the gnat life cycle by killing the larvae and discouraging adult gnats from laying their eggs in the top inches of soil.

Yellow Sticky Traps

These sticky fly traps are coated with a sticky substance that adult fungus gnats are attracted to. When they land on the trap, they become stuck and eventually die.

Another method to eliminate gnats is introducing predators into your home. Ladybugs and green lacewings are two insects that feed on gnats.


Peppermint Essential Oil

The strong scent of peppermint will keep gnats away. Spray the homemade gnat repellent on the fruit flies and gnats on the soil’s surface where they might live and lay their eggs.

Diatomaceous earth is a naturally occurring substance that is effective in killing gnats and other pests.

Diatomaceous Earth

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