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Make your own homemade Flypaper

Recipe 1

The following will make a six 18inch strips of fly paper that will be irresistible to flies.

  • 4 fl oz Golden Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and then place six 18 inch strips of brown paper in a flat container and cover them with the sticky mixture. Leave  them to soak overnight. Next day scrape off all the excess mixture make a little hole in one end and insert a string. Hang near open doorways and windows.

Recipe 2

To make your own flypaper, take a brown paper bag and cut it into small manageable strips. Using a quart of corn syrup and a quart of water, boil this mixture and then dunk your strip of paper into the mixture. Hang your strip using a thumb tac and you are on your way to collecting those little bugs in your home!

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