Black Flies In House Plant

I have an indoor pot plant - 'chamaedorea'. In the past month there are loads of black flies around it and in the peat. How do I get rid of them. I'm useless at all things gardening, but the plant was my mums and I don't want to damage it or throw it away. Also, how often do I water it and how much water should I use. Many thanks.

Mandy from United kingdom

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September 13, 20070 found this helpful

http://www.alaskaoutdoorjournal.com has lots of hints for getting rid of all kind of critters and pests. I'll bet they will have the info you need.

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September 13, 20070 found this helpful

I use 2 tablespoons of Dawn Dish soap to 1 gallon of water Pour in spray bottle and spray all over plants Works for me. Happy fall.

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