How do I get rid of fly beetles?

4 Ways to Get Rid of Beetles Outside Your Home

  1. Use water and dish soap. While this is a manual approach, it can be effective.
  2. Vacuum beetles up. Using a wet/dry or ShopVac, suck beetles up where you see them resting or moving.
  3. Hang beetle traps.
  4. Use insecticidal soap on bushes and landscaping.

What are the little flying bugs around my plants?

If you see tiny black bugs in plant soil, and flying around your plants – those are fungus gnats. The gnats that are flying around the fruit, or the garbage disposal in your kitchen are fruit flies.

How do I get rid of flying bugs in my soil?

How to Get Rid of Flying Insects in Soil

  1. Remove the debris, such as decaying organic matter, that accumulates on top of the soil.
  2. Irrigate only when the plants need water, because overwatering encourages fungus gnats.
  3. Set up sticky yellow fly traps near the infested soil.

How do you get rid of little flies around plants?

Add 2-3 drops of sweet-smelling dish soap and a cup of white vinegar to the same bowl. Cover the bowl tightly with cling wrap. Poke several small holes in the cling wrap. Place the bowl close to the house plant and allow it to catch flies overnight.

How do you get rid of flying bugs on houseplants?

Mix four parts water with one part hydrogen peroxide and soak your soil with the solution. Neem oil can also be diluted with water and applied to the soil to kill larvae. You can also use neem oil as a spray to kill adult flies on contact.

How do I keep flea beetles off my plants?

Dusting leaves with plain talcum powder repels flea beetles on tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, and other plants. Use white sticky traps to capture flea beetles as they jump. Insecticides may be used early in the season, but are generally unnecessary in the control of flea beetles on adult plants.

How do I get rid of little flying bugs in my house plants?

How to tackle a minor infestation

  1. Move the plant. First things first: “Isolate the infected plant.”
  2. Invest in sticky traps or plants. Sticky traps or sticky plants will trap (and kill) flying adults.
  3. Use neem oil spray.
  4. Consider creating a soil barrier.

What does flea beetle damage look like?

Adult flea beetles cause the most damage by feeding on the leaves and stems. They create shallow pits and small rounded, irregular holes (usually less than 1/8 inch) in the leaves. This type of damage is unique to flea beetles.