Bug Tip Tuesday – Spiders

Deter spiders with horse chestnuts. Place a few horse chestnuts in each corner of the house and in any area of the spider-control-halloweenhouse where you frequently run across spiders.

  • Chestnuts, walnuts, and the fruit of the Osage orange tree are thought to have the same effect.
  • Some speculate that horse chestnuts have some form of noxious chemical that repels spiders based on scent. Consider poking holes in the chestnut or splitting it in half to release the odor.
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