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Re: spiders


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On Jul 10, 2007, at 8:04 AM, Cathy Carpenter wrote:

> Probably other spiders :o)!
>
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>
> On Jul 9, 2007, at 10:36 PM, Theresa W wrote:
>
>> So--- have you found anything to get rid of them?  What are
>> spiders' natural predator?  Something must eat them??
>>
>> Theresa
>>
>> Jesse Bell wrote:
>>> I have those same spiders too. Water hose doesn't stop them, they are
>>> back the next day. Brooms don't stop them. They build webs from one
>>> potted plant to the next. They seem worse this year for some reason.
>>>   Theresa W <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>   Does anyone know of a relatively nontoxic way to get rid of
>>> spiders? We have so many around the outside of the house this
>>> year, that you can't walk out the back door without getting web in
>>> your face. Also, the same is true on many plants. There are webs
>>> all over my pyracantha- to the point that it is really ugly. Since
>>> it never rains here, they don't get cleaned off. Its just a mess.
>>> I like the regular garden spiders- with their lovely symetrical
>>> webs- they are fine. It is all the other ones (especially the one
>>> that keeps building a web over my mason bee box everyday!!) that
>>> I've got to do something about. I've tried removing them with a
>>> broom (repeatedly), spraying them down with the hose, etc. Nothing
>>> works for more than a couple of hours....
>>> Advice please!
>>> Theresa
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>>> That's what's insane about it."  -  John Lennon
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Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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  • Follow-Ups:
    • Re: spiders
      • From: Theresa W <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
  • References:
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      • From: Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net>
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      • From: Theresa W <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
    • Re: spiders
      • From: Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com>

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