Natural Ways To Fight Flies

We don’t like to use fly spray, simply because if it’s toxic enough to knock a fly dead in seconds, you really do not want it anywhere near your children, your pets, or yourself. Even pyrethrum spray, although natural, is still a toxin. Instead of commercial sprays try one – or several – of these natural ways to fight flies. *Sprinkle peppermint essential oil liberally onto a few cotton wool balls then place into a …

 

fly sphere hanging in the garden

 

How To Make A Flysphere

  The rain stopped and the flies multiplied. Trying to find a solution that does not involve spraying toxic chemicals all over the place is not an easy task! In the past I’ve tried fly traps that you make and put in the garden, but they only caught small flies and not those truely horrible blow flies, then I tried making fly paper which worked somewhat but looks less than attractive and is no fun …

 

 

DIY Fly Paper

Flies are driving everyone mad at the moment but unfortunately there is no Green Goddess, chemical-free, natural way to kill a fly! I use fly curtains and fly paper (which I buy in little rolls from the hardware store) but you can make your own. If you have to use fly spray, use low allergenic or unscented ones to reduce chemicals and spray once in the morning and once at night to avoid too many …