Large Spiders making a home in my wood shed

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MongoMongoson

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Feb 6, 2021
211
Wisconsin
Around here they sell hedge balls (Osage oranges) to keep the spiders away. People put them in their basements, that kind of thing. I have never tried it. I think that old tale is right up there with burning beer cans to fight creosote.
 

Grizzerbear

Minister of Fire
Feb 12, 2019
1,167
SW Missoura
The hedge apples work ok. The bad thing about them is it's easy to forget them if you put them in a crawlspace or other area that a person doesn't venture into regularly. When they rot they lose their effectiveness and actually draw in unwanted bugs.
 

Grizzerbear

Minister of Fire
Feb 12, 2019
1,167
SW Missoura
Or these
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johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
3,745
Eastern Ontario
We don't kill spiders they eat too many other insects
like flys and mosquitoes