Linda G. Hill

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One-Liner Wednesday – Works for Them!

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You might remember my post from a few weeks ago when I asked if anyone knew what this might be:

Turns out it was a bag of water with a coin inside for discouraging bugs to come in the door.

So I decided to try it in my kitchen full of fruit flies:

They love it!

Turns out it works for them. 🙄

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45 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – Works for Them!

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  7. Really? A bag of water suspended from the ceiling with a coin in it discourages fruit flies? Interesting…

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  11. A little juice in a saucer with oil works here. Trouble is, Catticus will drink the whole thing. What kinda cat enjoys vegetable oil and cranberry juice?!? Joey’s cat.

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  16. So they squeezed into the bag of water through the tiny opening and then couldn’t get out? I wonder if a canning jar with water and a funnel on top would work as well.

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  19. Good trick! Hopefully they will not come inside again!
    Thanks for sharing and best wishes

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  21. Water and chemicals, maybe. Water and a coin…? I’m not so sure that would work. But, what do I know about such things…

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  26. Umm….hmm, er, yes, very scientific.

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