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Getting Rid of Gnats Naturally

by Tiffany in Recipes, Tidbits

Homemade Fruit Fly TrapGetting Rid of Gnats Naturally

3 cups of water,
4 tbsp of sugar
4 tbsp of vinegar,
3 tbsp of liquid soap (castile).

Mixed it all in a jar or a bowl and place where gnats are a problem.

  • Oh man! We just started getting gnats here and it’s driving me NUTS. They congregate in the bathroom… even when it’s sparkling clean, no trash or dirty laundry anywhere. I’m off to make this!

  • Patricia

    Thank goodness for your info this really works …

  • Ashley

    I just tried this, and I think that it’s going to work great, I will comment back in a few days to let you know how it goes! Thanks for the advice.

  • Natalie

    I have tried everything now…this recipe, removing the top 2 inches of soil in the plant with the problem,
    fruit in the microwave, soapy water solution to water plants and spray on plants, the vacuum, sprinkling
    cinnamon on the soil, oil in the sink, bleach in the sink, vinegar and soap in a container with saran
    wrap around the top and tiny holes punched in, leaving open hand sanitizer, swatting them, maple syrup on a plate…something is bound to work. I also went through the soil with my hands a demolished anything that looked like it might be eggs. By the way, the soil was miracle grow from Lowe’s. I’m not happy about that! All of the other plants that I did not use that soil in seem to be fine. I will also cover the soil with sand. If none of that works, I guess it’s to the store to find another rememdy!

  • Tracy Oikemus

    I want to Thank you!!!!These things are (were) driving me nuts.I found your sight just this afternoon and now they have subsided.Now if I can just get the one that keeps flying past my face. Thank You

  • I have containers all over my house catching gnats – THANK YOU – it sure is simple and works

  • dustin delaho

    i just LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVVE this idea it is so great those pesky gnats are just so ornery that i want to just punch my man in the face

  • Jeneen Hall

    Well, I will definitely try this.  Our favorite camping spot always has a gnat problem.  I’ll be taking a jar along with me to try…sure hope it works!