spiders in pottting mix - Knowledgebase Question

Glenn Dale, Ma
Question by ryaa37
April 25, 2010
I have a topsy turvey bag for strawberries. Yesterday I noticed spiders crawling in the pottinf soil. What can I do to get rid of the piders b4 my 15 plants are destroyed by them?

Answer from NGA
April 25, 2010


Spiders don't feed on plants. They do feed on insects, though, and so are probably keeping your strawberry plants insect free. Spiders like dry places. Try immersing the bag in a large container of water to flush them out and send them swimming away.

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