The author outlines a great summary of how to prevent and treat an existing fruit fly problem in your home. Preventative measures include washing your fruit and kitchen surfaces and if the fruit fly invasion has already occurred, the author details how a trap can be created to catch any insects that are already present.
- The fruit fly invasion: It happens without fail every spring, sometimes lasting well into the autumn months depending on where you live.
- It follows that the first defense against a fruit fly invasion is to invest in a good, all-natural, food-safe cleaner and wash all the fruits and veggies you bring home.
- One involves making a cone out of a piece of paper and inserting it into a jar or juice glass that has about half an inch of fruit juice in it.
“Some fruit flies originate on the skin of fruits from temperate countries, but most come directly from a breeding ground that’s much closer to home – the sink drain.”