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What can I do about fruit flies from the vegetables I’m picking from our garden?

We wash everything but they are still a problem.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2012  |  12 Views

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Fruit flies become common in late summer, when tomatoes and fruits begin to ferment. You need to wash all areas that might have veggie or fruit juice residue with a vinegar/water solution. The University of Nebraska – Lincoln extension service has a good website about flies and their control. See also the Penn State Factsheet on fruit flies (also called vinegar flies).

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