How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats in your Houseplants

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If you’ve ever had a houseplant, you’re likely familiar with fungus gnats. These pesky little insects can be a nuisance in the home, and often invade houseplants. They can be difficult to get rid of, but there are ways to rid your plants of these pests. You can start by getting rid of any excess water that may be sitting in the pot or saucer, and then using a product like Gnatrol to kill the larvae. You can also add cinnamon in the soil to help keep them at bay.

How do you know if you have a fungus gnat infestation?

If you think you may have a fungus gnat infestation, there are a few things you can look for. Fungus gnats are small, black flies that typically lay their eggs in moist soil. They can also be found around the base of plants and in potted plants. If you see these small black flies around your houseplants, it’s likely that you have a fungus gnat infestation.

If you do have a fungus gnat infestation, there are a few things you can do to get rid of them.

How can you get rid of fungus gnats in your indoor plants?

Fungus gnats are pesky insects that invade houseplants. These insects can’t be killed with conventional bug sprays, because fungus gnats spend most of their lives in the top six inches of soil. If you see these small black flies around your houseplants, it’s likely that you have a fungus gnat infestation.

Despite what you may hear about these pesky pests, they won’t usually destroy your garden or make your plants unhealthy. They’re just an extra nuisance when caring for your potted plants and indoor gardens. However, there are ways to get rid of them! Make sure any excess water is drip-dried out of the pot before adding new soil or compost mix in the potting area; dispose of the old soil and replace it with fresh, damp soil. Using a product like Gnatrol can kill off fungus gnats and their larvae so you can keep your plants healthy. You should also pay attention to indoor humidity levels because too much moisture around your houseplants is sure to attract fungus gnats.

Our preferred way is Cinnamon because it is a natural way to get rid of fungus gnats. You can add it to the soil around your houseplants to help keep them away. Cinnamon is a natural deterrent for fungus gnats, and it also helps to keep the soil healthy. To use cinnamon to get rid of fungus gnats, add 1-2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon to the soil around each plant. You can also mix it in with the new soil before you replant your plants.

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