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Q.Small Black Flies

Zone Whitehaven West Cumbria. | AitchB added on October 11, 2021 | Answered

Hi all sometime back some of my houseplants, not all became infested with small black flies and I eventually had to get rid of the plants, even though they were ok. I currently have no further infestations that I am aware of, but have noticed a few around my Peace Lily. Any suggestions please? The flies are in the soil. Many thanks. Kind Regards. Harry Brannigan.

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Answered on October 11, 2021

They are, likely either, shore flies or fungus gnats! This article will help you to know the difference, and help you to prevent them:


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