What did the male fruit fly say to the female fruit fly? What’s a nice gal like you doing in a rotten banana like this?
We know, we know, it's a really rotten joke—please don't hold it against us! However, speaking of rotten bananas, if you have them laying around your kitchen, you probably have some fruit flies hanging around, too! Fruit flies are attracted to and eat ripened fruit, vegetables and fermenting products.
Most fruit flies have bright red eyes![/caption] Fruit flies are interesting little critters. They have very fast life cycles, going from egg to adult in just 8 days! This means that an overly ripe tomato on your counter can give rise to a small army of fruit-eating machines within a week. Fruit flies are also known for their ability to stay alive and stick around. They don't even need fruit to keep multiplying! Fruit flies can actually breed inside the sticky debris of slow-draining plumbing, or on an old, sour mop or sponge. Gross! So, what' s a person to do? We're so glad you asked. Here are a few natural ways to get rid of fruit flies!
First things first: You have to get rid of the source! Implement the following measures and you'll be well on your way to freedom from fruit flies!
Stay tuned next week for Part 2 of How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies! And remember, Good News Pest Solutions provides you with superior pest control methods while being mindful of your health and the environment. We are striving to be the best pest control leader in all things green! Contact us today!« Back to Blog
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