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How in the world do you??

Kill tiny black bugs in the soil of your houseplants and little tiny flies that are on them as well?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:57 AM on Oct. 5, 2010 in Home & Garden

Answers (5)
  • I spray my houseplants with a mix of water & dishsoap to smother the bugs when I get them.
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 10:01 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • if that doesn't work, you will need to completely repot them, in fresh soil. remove all the old soil, especially the hard-packed, clumped soil that surrounds the roots, and replant. your plant will probably go into a 'shock', but will bounce back in due time.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 10:12 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • if these are plants you set outside during the warmer months, you will need to repot them when you bring them inside.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 10:12 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Repot your plants before you bring them back into the house for the winter.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 10:41 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • spray
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 1:19 AM on Oct. 6, 2010

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