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Sciarid Fly Nematodes

(9 customer reviews)

£11.99

Control sciarid fly naturally by applying Sciard Nematodes when the pest is spotted and the soil temperature is 10°C. Sciarid Fly live on and around the compost of pots in greenhouses and indoors. They are midge like flies that can be seen jumping or hovering over the soil surface and the damage is caused by the larvae which feed on the roots. Sciarid Fly Nematodes are safe to use on food crops, safe for children, pets and wildlife and are easy to use. Sciarid Nematodes need a daytime temperature of 10°C and are a perishable product, so please order when the temperature are suitable and you are ready to treat. Available in two sizes – choose between a STANDARD 15 sqm pack or a LARGE 50 sqm pack. Available NOW.

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Full Description

Also known as compost fly / fungus gnat, Sciarid fly is a common pest of greenhouse plants in the spring. Young bedding plants, especially bizzie-lizzies, can be affected with large numbers of small flies covering young plants, whilst larvae eat the roots. The Sciarid flies crawl over the compost surface and if disturbed fly on to the lower leaves. The larval stage in the compost attacks the roots and can kill young seedlings. Control sciarid fly naturally by applying Sciard Nematodes.

Sciarid Fly Nematodes are safe to use on food crops, safe for children, pets and wildlife and are easy to use – mix the nematodes with water and water directly into the affected pots / trays. Sciarid Fly Nematodes need a daytime soil temperature of 10°C. Safe for plants – will not scorch tender seedlings or young plants. Safe for you – use on plants in your living room or conservatory. Sciarid Nematodes are a living, perishable product (it will keep for up to 2 weeks in the fridge), so please order when the pest is present and you are ready to treat. Available in two sizes – choose between a STANDARD 15 sqm pack or a LARGE 50 sqm pack. Available NOW.

Special Offer – Add Pot Glue Traps to your order for £5.99 saving £2.00 off the combined price. 
Special Offer – Stop Sciarid Flies laying their eggs in your pots / containers / seed trays by adding a layer of Sciarid Zoot Off
. Add Sciarid Zoot Off to your order and save £1.99 off the combined price
(add both to your basket and the saving will be applied at the checkout).

Reviews

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Ordered nematode worms for fungus flies for my balcony ‘grow-arium’, arrived promptly and has diminished the fly populous and will hopefully eradicate them completely. My chilli plants are on the road to recovery. A very good green solution, would recommend.

  2. Lauren Tobia (verified owner)

    Excellent product.. worked really well.. all scarred fly gone in 3 days

  3. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Selling non-chemical pest control which sorted our fungus gnat infestation great!

  4. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I found Green Gardener online after finally working out what I needed to get rid of a fly infestation in my houseplants. Their website was clear, it was easy to work out what I needed, and as a non expert I found the ‘purchased with’ section useful as it lead me to some things I wouldn’t have known about but which were very useful. The website was easy to use, the delivery was quick and the prices were reasonable, and I liked the fact it was a smaller family owned business (why give more to the conglomerates than you have to!) All in all a successful shopping trip and I’ll be back for some bee houses soon!

  5. Emer (verified owner)

    I came across Green Gardeners site when looking for Nematodes for a Fungus Gnat problem on a few houseplants. I ordered the Sciarid/Fungus Gnats Nematodes for 15sqm, the dispatch and delivery was very quick. The order came with good, clear instructions on how to store and use the nematodes and what the “shelf life” of the nematodes were, some things I had no clue about before I ordered, so it was incredibly helpful. I kept the little plastic container of nematodes in the fridge for a couple of days before use, i then made the solution and diluted it and used as instructed. I only had a few plants that I constantly noticed fungus gnats on, but I watered all of my plants with the treatment to be safe, I have 30+ houseplants and I had plenty of treatment left, that I then used in the garden. It’s been a couple of weeks since I used the treatment and haven’t noticed any more fungus gnats, I’ve tapped on all of my houseplants, which would usually cause any fungus gnats to fly away, but I haven’t noticed any at all which is so great! I’ve tried other fungus gnat control solutions before and the best thing that worked then was the yellow sticky traps, but they didn’t stop it as they only caught the adults and not the larvae. I’d highly recommend this for anyone with a fungus gnat problem!

  6. F Berry (verified owner)

    The nematodes arrived promptly and the user instructions were clear, the gnats have gone.

  7. Vicki H (verified owner)

    Had tried so many things to get rid of fungus gnats that had taken over both of my amaryllis – sticky traps, changing the compost, not watering. None of it really worked – the sticky traps did but they didn’t stop the infestation for good just controlled it somewhat. I had almost given up hope when I came across these. I was SHOCKED to observe that they completely solved my fungus gnat problem in less than a week! Life-changing and wondrous! Couldn’t recommend enough.

    • Jon

      The nematodes are amazing and unlike chemicals the pests cannot develop a tolerance. Kind regards Jon @ Green Gardener

  8. Robin Harding

    Excellent products and fast delivery. Great solution to the gnat infestation!

  9. William Smith

    Very quick delivery, they arrived the next day somehow. Quality of the product was good (Sciarid Nematodes), they got the job done very quickly! Will definitely be using green gardener again.

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