Posted 2w ago by @WeLovePlants

I know this has been asked a million times but I can’t remember for the life of me. πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ. I have gnats that pop up when I water my indoor plants. What can I put in them to get rid of the gnats?
I've heard people use hydrogen peroxide and diatomaceous earth with good results.
Since they're attracted to moist soil, you can try to bottom water your plants for a bit so the roots get what they need and the top soil dries out. You can also place decorative rock/pebbles on your top soil, it hinders the gnats a bit.
Those are great ideas ^ I also personally like to use a neem oil/dish soap drench each time I water until gnats are gone. Additionally, to kill their larvae I purchased systemic granules off Amazon which are sprinkled into the soil to prevent them from coming back. Sticky traps help catch the pesky flying ones in the meantime as well. Hope this helps!
There's so many ways. Personally, the best combo I've tried is bottom watering, diatomaceous earth, systemic granules, sticky traps, and a Zevo bug catcher. Unfortunately, I've never had just one work or the natural remedies work well. Gotta make your plants extra uninviting to those suckers.

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