Yesterday, a reader shared something really fascinating with us! She sent us a video that was of fungus gnat larvae. At first, we thought it was a thin snake or large worm, but looking closer we noticed it was hundreds of tiny larvae moving together:
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Fungus gnat larvae, when present in large numbers, can damage roots and stunt plant growth. Eliminating moisture and organic debris can help reduce fungus gnat larvae population sizes. There are also some natural sprays that can be used on these larvae.
In conclusion, a reader shared a video of fungus gnat larvae she found in her front yard. Although the sight of these creatures is alarming, there are natural ways to get rid of them!
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