To eliminate fungus gnats, stop watering houseplants to allow the soil to dry out, and apply a biological agent or commercial insecticide to the soil. Use yellow sticky traps to capture adult gnats, and move damp materia... More »

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Gnats are attracted to wet and decomposing organic matter, so removing any from the yard will reduce the likelihood of their congregating there. Some gnat repellents include DEET and vanilla. More »

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Removing food and water sources is an effective method of controlling gnat populations. Fungus gnats, the type most commonly found in homes, thrive in areas where potted plants, gardens and compost are found. A shovel, s... More »

Geraniums are annual plants that perish if left outside for the winter, but they can be preserved as houseplants. To keep the plants blooming throughout the winter, you need a plastic pot for each plant, potting soil and... More »

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Good houseplants that clean the air include aloe plants, English ivy, bamboo palms, spider plants, golden pothos, Boston ferns and rubber plants. Tulips, peace lilies and Gerbera daisies are also great air purifying plan... More »

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Some popular tropical plants to grow as houseplants are Ti plants, Alocasia, Philodendrons, Colocasia and Bird of Paradise. They are easy to grow and some of the most sought after tropical plants available. More »

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One way to get rid of gnats is to let the soil around plants that have a gnat infestation to dry out completely. This kills the larvae, and vacuuming removes any remaining adult gnats. Another way to rid a yard of gnats ... More »

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