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Summer Spider Sightings

Adult flower or crab spider. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

When you see spiders in your garden, you may wonder if they can hurt you or your pets. The good news is, most spiders are not likely to bite or cause lasting harm if they do. Plus, they provide natural pest control! Here are a few spiders commonly found...

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 9:27 PM
Tags: black widow (1), control (1), crab (1), garden (1), harmless (1), jumping (1), lynx (1), orb (1), pest (1), poisonous (1), spider (2), UC IPM (1), weaver (1), webs (2), wolf (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Sticky Business

A garden spider spinning a web. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you've ever watched spiders trap their prey in their sticky webs, you've probably wondered: "Why don't spiders stick to their own webs?" We've watched countless spiders trap honey bees, syrphid flies and other hapless critters in their webs. The...

Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 8:28 PM
Tags: EurekaAlert (1), Naturwissenschaften (1), spider (2), webs (2)
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