HELP webs everywhere

nathan8281June 27, 2013

What are these web like things all over my bushes. When I went for my morning walk I seen them all over the neighborhood in the grass and bushes. Please help so I can get rid of them.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

usually seen more in fall ..

they are simply spider webs ....

i will bet my shiny nickle.. it was very huimid that morning.. the webs catching the dew ....

why do you believe you have to get rid of them ... ????

if they are the tunneling spiders.. a little vortex they hide in the center of one web ..... they are a beneficial ... though i do not know their names ...

try to enjoy the diversity of your garden.. before you go slaughtering things.. lol ... not everything requires a remedy ...

ken

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 10:25AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Sara Malone Zone 9b

Ken is right, and they are there because the food is there, i.e. insects. I let them be (have tons of them) and only clean off the ones on the succulents in pots on the patio. A paintbrush works very well for that. If I got rid of the ones in the garden I wouldn't have time to do anything else, and then I'd likely have insect problems!

Sara

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 2:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
IanW Zone 5 Ont. Can.

I also agree with Ken and Sara.....
Try living with nature rather than always trying to fight it.

Ian

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 9:43PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

They are doing a whole lot of good there. I rather enjoy them.

tj

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 9:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

This question pops up every year from all over the country. They are probably spiderlings trying to establish their own territory. Completely harmless to you and your lawn and plants and capable of being very beneficial.

Be glad that you have an abundance of them.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 10:01PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mzdee(6b)

I have them all over my back yard and deck. Probably the only reason my tomatoes are bug free. Free pest control; Gotta love it.

    Bookmark   June 30, 2013 at 9:30PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Wax Myrtle leaves browning & spotting
I've got several wax myrtles in my back yard. A few...
bobert18
Want to make a VERY small boxwood hedge/garden border
Really love the very small boxwood hedge/borders that...
towsonite
What would be a good flowering shrub in Zone 9?
Hello I'm looking for a good flowering shrub that I...
flyinbtsomypants (WestCent.FL Z9b-10a)
Mixing Lilacs
I have a large section of yard that is filled with...
MsKitty31
Coppicing Red Twig Dogwood Best Method?
Do you cut all of your red twig dogwood stems down...
jackbe1
Sponsored Products
Ingo Maurer | Alizz T. Cooper Table Lamp
$975.00 | YLighting
Glen Isle Outdoor Ottoman Cover
$39.50 | FRONTGATE
Brass Accented Zinc Patio Torch with Medieval Wall Bracket - Weathered Zinc
Signature Hardware
K2 Modern Adjustable Barstools (Set of 2)
Overstock.com
Painted Zig Zag Multi-Colored Rectangular: 5 Ft. x 8 Ft. Rug
$120.95 | Bellacor
Pharos Ceiling Fan with Light by Modern Fan Company
$436.00 | Lumens
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™