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how to get rid of bugs in plant soil?

Hi, how would I get rid of fungus gnats in the pots plant soil? I\’m thinking about adding new dirt to the pot and getting rid of the old dirt that I currently have in the pot. the bugs are in my hibiscus plants soil. also can I get information on how to water my hibiscus plant in the winter?


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#1 Comment By drtreelove On 12/13/2018 @ 3:52 am

Here’s an article about fungus gnats:
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Water the hibiscus in winter only when the soil is dry; don’t overwater.
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#2 Comment By MichiganDot On 12/13/2018 @ 7:35 pm

When you water, water from the top and never, never let the plant sit in standing water. While it doesn’t treat the soil, try yellow sticky traps to rid yourself of flying gnats. Sticky pad traps can be found at hardware stores.


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