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Q.Seaweed Flies In Compost

Zone UK | crlln_lttl added on May 17, 2022 | Answered

Help. I composted seaweed which must have had kelp flies in it. My compost bays are now alive with kelp maggots. What do I do? Thank you.

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Answered on May 18, 2022

This can be mitigated, mostly, by turning the pile as frequently as possible. This article will offer information on the subject:


This article will help you to encourage soldier flies in your pile, which will discourage other fly species:


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