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  • Leila Dunn

    Keep the flies at bay with lemons and cloves. | 20 Foolproof Hacks For Throwing The Perfect Dinner Party

  • Shane Summers

    Use a half of lemon and cloves to keep flies away - A great tip for keeping flies at bay, cut a lemon in half and add cloves to it. Set out in bowls about 30 min before food will be going on the table. The smell with leave your party pest free (at least the little kinds).

  • Eric N Dana Taylor

    KEEP FLIES AT BAY!! Cut a lemon in half and add whole cloves to it. Set out in bowls about 30 min before food will be going on the table. The smell will leave your party pest free.- 13 great summer party hacks | A Subtle Revelry

  • Keri Jewel

    FOR OUTDOOR PARTIES! A great tip for keeping flies at bay, cut a lemon in half and add cloves to it. Set out in bowls about 30 min before food will be going on the table.

  • Katie Eck

    Great DIY idea for any outdoor event cloves-in-lemon.jpg

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  • Debbie Steele

    this does not work !

  • Rosie McGowan

    I tried it too, it does not work. I'm trying cut lemons and whole cloves next :)

  • Eileen Baria Vernon Peterson

    Didnt work for me either... thought maybe it was because it didnt have sunlight directly on them.. but my flies not only landed and sat by them, but on them too...

  • Andrea Biery

    I have had no luck I think its an old wives tale

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