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  1. Apr 2019
    1. Place a slice of potato on the soil surface and check periodically for larvae.

      possible thing to do because so far I have only seen adults

    2. Bacillus thuringiensis, subspecies israelensis, strain AM 65-52 (e.g. Knock Out Gnats) applied to the soil. It is only effective against larvae.

      more info on fungus gnats

    3. Repot with fresh soil in a clean container after washing soil off the plant roots.

      info on fungus gnats

    4. Let surface soil dry as much as possible between waterings, without letting the plants wilt.

      info on fungus gnats

    5. Yellow sticky traps will capture some adult flies. But, traps only help to detect adults and should not be relied on as the only management method.

      okay we need to find another way we can get these fellas out of here.

    1. used at the rate of one trap per 250 square feet

      I dont believe this applies to us because this isn't a greenhouse so maybe one per plant or every two plants