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« on: March 05, 2010, 08:37:11 AM »

does any one know the company web site for this.they build the flower pot style.
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2010, 09:07:28 AM »

Your local nursery is option. Many sell the 5 gallon and 15 gallon Sphagnum Peat Moss containers (corrugated paper flower pot) commonly used hung on a piece of plywood, I've seen where some people stuff a black plastic 5 gallon plant container in the back of the paper pot and hang it that way. easy enough but may be bit messy.
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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2010, 09:35:36 AM »

http://www.mannlakeltd.com/ProductDetail.asp?idproduct=804&idCategory=
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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2010, 09:40:16 AM »

i just bought two of those and i'm pretty sure i paid less than i would pay for the same size flower pot.  difference is that i don't think, and have been warned here, that the mann lake swarm traps won't hold up to lots of rain.

i have painted the outside and exposed lid areas wit paraffin.  it was easy and cheap.  now we'll see if it was effective.
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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2010, 10:25:41 AM »

Why oh why would they make swarm traps that won't stand up to rain?
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2010, 10:20:26 PM »

If I were to use these, I would look at the product being sold locally, sometimes they have 3 to 4 wholes on on the bottom instead of one the center,  the total cost, including shipping and tax and compare with local prices. I look at these as disposable swarm traps.
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