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#1 eigne

Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:19 PM

I hate spiders. I really, *really* hate them.

Since Saturday I have come across six in my house and garden.

One huntsman above the front door, the biggest red back I've ever seen near the lemon tree, a strange albinoish spider on the tomatoes with web as strong as fishing line, another one on the gate that transferred itself to my skirt as I left for work, a black one hidden in the clean washing (only washed yesterday) and countless daddy long legs.

Why the explosion?! It is really unnerving me. Is it to do with the weather - I'm in Melbourne.

Is there anything I can do to decrease the population? Help!

(Edited because the paragraphs didn't work)

Edited by spellfall, 27 February 2013 - 07:21 PM.

#2 justnotfeelingit

Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:26 PM

We get our house sprayed yearly - can you look into a pest spraying company in your area?  Our guys do outside, around the pool, deck etc - well worth the $240 in my opinion. Seems to keep them at bay for around 12 months (and we live borderline bush)

#3 #YKG

Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:34 PM

its the weather spiders like snakes love warm weather so they come out to play. I went to bunnings and got outdoor perimiter pest spray and did it myself, cost me not even $40.

#4 *LucyE*

Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:55 PM

Get some free ranging chickens original.gif

#5 blackcat20

Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:57 PM

We've had a few whitetails in the house in the last week or so. I'm in Melbourne too. Must be the weather.

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