How many times have you walked past your fruit bowl only to find pesky fruit flies hovering around? Before you reach for toxic fly spray, there is a quick and easy trick to get rid of fruit flies – naturally.
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To capture and kill fruit flies, create a ‘trap’ by placing apple cider vinegar in a bowl or cup and adding a dash of dishwashing liquid. This attracts the tiny insects to the liquid and effectively drowns them.
Mix equal parts balsamic vinegar and warm water in a glass jar and add a drop of dishwashing liquid. Place in a warm spot to capture the fruit flies.
Add apple cider vinegar to a small glass and cover with Glad Wrap. Tie a rubber band around the top of the glass and puncture a few holes in the plastic with a toothpick. The insects are attracted to the scent of the apple cider vinegar, but after entering into the glass through the holes they are unable to find their way back out.
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