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Your guide to help control pesky Fungus Gnats

Fungus Gnats are tiny little flies that hang out in damp soil and are a common complaint of those who keep indoor plants.  While the adult gnats don’t do any harm (other than be pesky) they lay eggs in the soil which then turns into larvae that can damage the roots of your plants over time. It is known that constant damp or wet soil seems to be the breeding ground of Fungus Gnats so make sure you don't over water your plants.  Letting your plants dry in between watering is a great way to help keep these little critters away.  (Please keep an eye on the condition of the plant when opting for this method, some plants can tolerate low...

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