Why Do House Plants Keep Getting Flies?

House plants get flies because the moist, organic matter that is part of good, rich top soil is a natural breeding ground for flies.

Keywords: house plants and flies, house flies, breeding flies

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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular entertainment contributor to various publications including "USA Today," "The Hollywood Reporter" and "San Diego Magazine." He has written travel stories for "San Diego Magazine," the "San Diego Union" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.