This should help keep flies and other pests off your patio. We watched the flies come in to land see the water and turn around and zoom away.
Harness the power of candles for fire safe hard surfaces such as a patio or outdoor table create a cozy ambiance and a fly free zone with candles or tiki torches.
Keep flies away outside patio. To keep the flying bugs away place citronella tiki torches around the perimeter of your patio and or place citrus candles on surfaces such as tables or benches. How to keep flies away from food at an outdoor party 1. How to get rid of flies outside on patio 1 cover the trash can.
Keep trash tightly covered and away from the patio. If you have a covered patio consider installing a ceiling fan. Let spiders have at em.
Unless spider webs stretch across an area. To eliminate flies you must eliminate the places where they breed. Once you ve given pests the heave ho discourage their re entry of flies and maggots with these smart strategies.
Fill a vase with a mix of basil lavender lemongrass rosemary or mint for a bouquet that will keep the flies away and smell great too. Flies love open garbage pails uncovered compost bins and dog droppings. So i followed her directions and filled up three glasses with water and a few pennies about 4 5 placed them around the food and watched.
Outdoors a fan can keep flies away from an area. Flies are deterred by the scents of some plants so keep potted plants on your patio or near your doors that repel flies. The flickering light adds life to any landscape and the smoke from the flame deters flies mosquitoes and other pests.
Set up electric fans. The same essential oils that work in herb form will repel flies from your skin too. The very first thing you can do to keep flies away from your patio is to keep the trash bin in.
Flies are attracted to moisture and breed in decaying meat and vegetation. 3 use fly. Wear natural bug repellants.
Although a fly s size makes it nigh on impossible to swat it also means they can t fly well in wind. Indoors a fan can be used to keep flies away from a designated area but they will relocate to another area of the house. So tidy up after outdoor.
Basil elderberry lavender mint and false indigo. Spiders eat flies but if you destroy their webs the flies lose a natural predator. The air currents created will keep flies and mosquitoes away.
Make sure that trash cans have tight fitting lids and move them away from the patio. Consider growing plants like basil citronella grass lavender or mint that repels flies. Spray with hydrogen peroxide fill a spray bottle 1 3 of the way with hydrogen peroxide.
Use a pole fan set to blow approximately 4 to 6 feet high or elevate a box fan to this height. Glass water pennies crazy fly repelling abilities. 7 don t destroy all the spider webs outdoors.