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By LillyB


I am wondering if anyone can help me with this one. I have a swarm of small gnat like but not sure if they are as they do not even die in the snow!!! and they are smaller, but definitely black.
They usually swarm around the top part of my garden around the large fir tree, but when it rains they tend to swarm around most of it.
What can be done about this problem? is there a certain plant that encourages them?

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Wagger and Toto are both good at identifying wildlife and insects.
I hope one of them can help you. :o)

10 Apr, 2009


I don't have any pictures though :(

10 Apr, 2009


Don't worry ~ if someone suggests what they might be, you can then look up those on the internet and see if they match your garden swarms. :o)

10 Apr, 2009


Yes I was trying to look earlier so if I had an actual name then I can follow the lead

10 Apr, 2009


are they a type of midge? we get swarms of them even in the winter. They are not the viscous ones like they get in scotland thankfully. in the summer the bats have a feast.

10 Apr, 2009


yeah that's exactly what they are like but I've only got them over the last year, and I was wondering why.

11 Apr, 2009


Hello my English Rose xxx

19 Jun, 2010

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