rampant spider webs - Knowledgebase Question

dallas, tx
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Question by melindaelkin
August 17, 2006
i have a spider web problem with all shrubs in my flower beds; perineals, annuals, everything. what is going on? what shall i use to eliminate the problem? it has been very hot here in dallas....104.
thank you for an answer, melinda

Answer from NGA
August 17, 2006

There are a number of products that will kill spiders which you can purchase at your local garden center. Check the label of various products for spiders and for use on your ornamental plant like shrubs and flowers. An early morning application is best during such hot weather. I am surprised that the webs are so prevalent as you described and can't help but wonder why all the webs. The spiders must be finding a lot of insects to be trapping to feed on.

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