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?


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Answer from NGA
April 25, 2010

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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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