Fungus gnats look similar to fruit flies, and I have seen many people mistaken. If you see tiny black bugs in plant soil, and flying around your plants â€“ those are .
Finding tiny fruit flies, or fungus gnats, loitering just above the surface of potted plant dirt is a common nuisance for indoor gardeners. These pests feed on the .
Small black flies around 2mm long run over the soil surface or fly slowly around houseplants, pot plants and borders. Larvae are small translucent worms, up to .
Some flies are also attracted to the flowers of certain plants, which they alone. Also known as the Shoo Fly Plant and Apple of Peru, this distant relative of. Could they be attracted to the large amounts of compost we put on our raised beds?
Now that the gardening season is coming to an end, it's time to start focusing on. A trend I've noticed is that many, many people confuse soil gnats for fruit flies.
Fruit flies may occupy potting soil that contains decomposing plants. (Image: Martin Poole/Lifesize/Getty Images). Fruit flies are tiny creatures, possibly tiniest .