Justin Smith wrote: > > ... to control horn flies, face flies and ticks. From their > description they appear to be some type of plastic tags impregnated > with differing combinations of chemicals ... > I would be hesitant to use this product until I investigated what chemicals were being used, and what insects (and other phyla) were affected). As flies and ticks are not closely related, I'd worry that the tags are rather broad spectrum, and that there would be many more problems from wiping out beneficials than gains from narcissus fly control. It would appear from the method of application that vapors are the means of inoculation, like the old pest strips. What would this mean for pets, kids and gardeners who would be around the flower beds? Dave Brastow .