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Getting Rid of Flies in Outside Pet Area

I need some help with controlling flies in the pet area outside. I would like to use a home remedy if possible.

By Alison from Garland, TX

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June 1, 20100 found this helpful

I've just received an email stating that you should fill freezer baggies half full and put 4 - 5 pennies in them and hang them up. Flies and wasps don't like them - I guess they think that there other flies staring back at them. Other people have said that it works. Hope this helps.

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June 1, 20100 found this helpful

I saw a hint some where that you can fill a ziplock bag with water and put 4 or 5 pennies in and zip it closed and hang it where you have a fly problem. I think a quart size would be large enough. I have not tried this yet, I would like to know if it really works.

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July 6, 20110 found this helpful

I have chickens. The flies aren't to bad yet. But the hot weather is just now coming. I've put a basil plant in 2 garden windows and the bathroom and have not had a fly problem yet.

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