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PostSubject: Fly control!   Fly control! Icon_minitimeFri Apr 23, 2010 7:51 am

With Ziploc bags??
I may try it!

> > ZIP LOCK BAG - Good tip!
> >
> > We went with friends to Sweety Pies on Sunday for breakfast and sat
> in the
> patio section beside the house. We happened to notice zip lock baggies
> pinned to a post and a wall. The bags were half filled with water, each
> contained 4 pennies, and they were zipped shut. Naturally we were curious!
> Ms. Sweety told us that these baggies kept the flies away! So naturally we
> were even more curious! We actually watched some flies come in the open
> window, stand around on the window sill, and then fly out again. And there
> were no flies in the eating area! This morning I checked this out on
> Google. Below are comments on this fly control idea. I'm now a believer!
> >
> > Zip-lock water bags
> >
> > Ann Says:
> > I tried the ziplock bag and pennies this weekend.. I have a horse
> trailer.
> The flies were bad while I was camping. I put the baggie with pennies above
> the door of the LQ. NOT ONE FLY came in the trailer. The horse trailer part
> had many. Not sure why it works but it does!
> >
> > Danielle Martin Says:
> > Fill a ziplock bag with water and 5 or 6 pennies and hang it in the
> problem area. In my case it was a particular window in my home. It had a
> slight passage way for insects. Every since I have done that, it has kept
> flies and wasps away. Some say that wasps and flies mistake the bag for some
> other insect nest and are threatened.
> >
> > Maggie Says:
> > I swear by the plastic bag of water trick. I have them on porch and
> basement. We saw these in Northeast Mo. At an Amish grocery store & have
> used them since. They say it works because a fly sees a reflection & won't
> come around.
> >
> > DJ Says:
> > Regarding the science behind zip log bags of water? My research found
> that
> the millions of molecules of water presents its own prism effect and given
> that flies have a lot of eyes, to them it's like a zillion disco balls
> reflecting light, colors and movement in a dizzying manner. When you figure
> that flies are prey for many other bugs, animals, birds, etc., they simply
> won't take the risk of being around that much perceived action. I moved to a
> rural area and thought these "hillbillies" were just yanking my city boy
> chain but I tried it and it worked immediately! We went from hundreds of
> flies to seeing the occasional one, but he didn't hang around long.

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