How to get rid of house plant pests

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I’m going to start by giving you a little advice that will both help and horrify you: Once you have house plant pests, it’s super hard to entirely eradicate them if you have a lot of plants. So check your plants often and spray with neem oil as a preventative. Fuckin’ house plant bugs. Out …

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Why do house plants attract flies?

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Ah, fungus gnats, the bane of all houseplant owners, (and my boyfriend, who’s plagued by them, and is pretty uninterested in the plants). Why do they inevitably turn up and bug you whilst you’re trying to drink a casual glass of wine and watch Gardener’s World? Fungus gnats are attracted by rotting organic matter and …

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