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Anyone have any ideas on how to control this stuff? I live in a neighborhood, and the bugs are already horrible. I don't want to kill the environment, but there needs to be a comfort level too. I am in SC, so we really did not have a winter, which worries me:(
 

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For you or your dog? I like the pest stripps. Seams to catch everything. Including the dogs if hung to low.:mad:
 

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For the yard- They bother all of us! I am sooo tired of flies.
 

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For flys, you can use a plastic bag filled halfway with water and a few pennies in it. Hang it up and they won't come anywhere near it. I hung two on my backporch and don't even have flies when it's 110 and my dog just planted a mine in the yard.
 

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I have always wondered if fly predators would work if released in residential areas. I know they worked great at the boarding stable I kept my horses at.

I am getting ready to buy some praying mantises (manti? Mantids? Mantis'?) to set free in my yard. The neighbors have already released some ladybugs.
 

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Muscovy ducks will rid your property of flies, if this option is practical for you.
 

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Muscovy ducks will rid your property of flies, if this option is practical for you.
He lives in a neighborhood. I'm not sure the neighbor's ankle biter would take kindly to a muscovy duck in its front yard.;)
 

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For flys, you can use a plastic bag filled halfway with water and a few pennies in it. Hang it up and they won't come anywhere near it. I hung two on my backporch and don't even have flies when it's 110 and my dog just planted a mine in the yard.
Do you leave the bag open or closed?
thanks,
 
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