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fungus gnats and peppermint tea

Posted by wendrew8 (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 7, 10 at 22:52

Has anyone tried this as a remedy for our bins? I know that many use it with success in their greenhouses, etc. but wondered if it had been tried with the squirms.

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RE: fungus gnats and peppermint tea

Would be interesting to see how effective it would be.. Is peppermint the only kind of mint that is effective? Which forum did yo read about it?

RE: fungus gnats and peppermint tea

Interesting. And possible. The mint plants due have a strong smell on their own and it might be something that the knats don't like. Makes me wish I still had my mint plant out in the herb bed. I'd be willing to try it as long as it's not going to bother the worms. They seems to not like pungent smells though. I wonder if anyone else has tried feeding anything else that's rather fragrant. I've hesitated in putting my fresh herb cuttings in there thinking they might not go over so well.

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