Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Fruit Flies Toplef10Fruit Flies 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Fruit Flies I22gcj10Fruit Flies 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Fruit Flies Toplef10Fruit Flies 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Fruit Flies I22gcj10Fruit Flies 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by markqz Yesterday at 7:57 pm

» Sanderson's Urban SFG in Fresno, California
by yolos Yesterday at 7:45 pm

» Steves first SFG
by markqz Yesterday at 2:43 pm

» Catalog season has begun!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:34 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by sanderson 12/4/2021, 7:05 pm

» N&C Midwest—November/December 2021
by nrstooge 12/4/2021, 5:02 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by OhioGardener 12/4/2021, 4:58 pm

» cabbage pest??
by sanderson 12/4/2021, 3:26 pm

» The SFG Journey-Johnson Su Bioreactor for composting, No turning
by sanderson 11/30/2021, 1:24 pm

» Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies
by sanderson 11/25/2021, 6:23 pm

» Kombucha
by anabelarto 11/25/2021, 9:34 am

» Happy Thanksgiving 2021!
by sanderson 11/25/2021, 1:21 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 11/23/2021, 4:03 am

» Hi from Las Vegas
by OhioGardener 11/22/2021, 11:35 am

» Another hello, Australia - Perth
by Simso 11/20/2021, 7:47 pm

» Anyone grow okra?
by sanderson 11/18/2021, 10:44 pm

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing July to December 2021
by Kelejan 11/18/2021, 9:46 pm

» Closing beds for winter
by sanderson 11/18/2021, 2:30 am

» Steam canning?
by sanderson 11/18/2021, 2:28 am

» Where food comes from - a Poem
by Yardslave 11/17/2021, 11:23 am

» Fitness Trackers/Fitbit Users
by martinjery 11/15/2021, 9:29 am

» 2021 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson 11/14/2021, 8:42 pm

» November: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by sanderson 11/14/2021, 1:53 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson 11/14/2021, 1:45 pm

» N&C Midwest — October 2021
by sanderson 11/14/2021, 1:25 pm

» Hello from the UK
by yolos 11/13/2021, 11:05 pm

» can you identify this insect
by sanderson 11/12/2021, 11:46 pm

» Ladybug, ladybug
by sanderson 11/12/2021, 8:37 pm

» Famous Gardening Quotes
by sanderson 11/12/2021, 3:55 pm

» Sweet Potatoes
by sanderson 11/11/2021, 9:29 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Fruit Flies

4 posters

Go down

Fruit Flies Empty Fruit Flies

Post  johnp 8/25/2013, 5:14 pm

Every year about this time when the kitchen is loaded with baskets of tomatoes we get fruit flies everywhere. It seems to me that last year we had a bowl of something sitting out that they went to and drowned or something. I can't remember what we put in it. Any ideas would help.
johnp
johnp

Male Posts : 644
Join date : 2013-01-05
Age : 76
Location : high desert, Penrose CO

Back to top Go down

Fruit Flies Empty Re: Fruit Flies

Post  camprn 8/25/2013, 5:20 pm

try a shallow dish of cider vinegar...

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



Fruit Flies WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 59
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Fruit Flies Empty Re: Fruit Flies

Post  mrwes40 8/25/2013, 7:57 pm

@camprn wrote:try a shallow dish of cider vinegar...
Add a drop or two of dish soap -- inhibits their flight once in the vinegar.

Bill
mrwes40
mrwes40

Male Posts : 123
Join date : 2012-04-12
Location : Zone 6b (Central Connecticut)

Back to top Go down

Fruit Flies Empty Re: Fruit Flies

Post  martha 8/25/2013, 8:19 pm

There are vinegar flies and fruit flies. I have never used the drop of soap, but I'm sure it works. What I do is stretch plastic wrap over a container of vinegar, or wine! and poke a small hole in it. They get in and can't get out. 

Last time I got them, I tried wine and vinegar, in separate containers, and they definitely were vinegar flies. Most of the time, I have had flies that prefer wine.

And I'm sorry to be so heartless, but I love seeing a container full of dead and/or trapped fruit flies. The only thing better is seeing none at all!
martha
martha

Female Posts : 2188
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 64
Location : Acton, Massachusetts Zone 5b/6a

Back to top Go down

Fruit Flies Empty Re: Fruit Flies

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum