Got Spiders In Your Grass? What Every Homeowner Needs To Know

Spiders that live in your grass can be from a multitude of species, most of which will be harmless. They can be beneficial for keeping insects in your yard from over-infesting.  

However, be careful with spiders when it comes to your pets; depending on the species of spider, they can be potentially dangerous. 

Why Are Spiders in Your Yard?

Like any living creature, each of these creepy crawlies needs food and water to survive; if you’re reading this, they have probably found that in your yard. 

Can Grass Spiders Harm You?

Spiders who live out in the open, like a yard or grassy area are generally going to be harmless. 

The really bad guys like black widows and brown recluses are known for hiding out in dark areas where they can quickly hide. 

Can Spiders Harm Your Grass? 

In general, spiders won’t harm your grass, except for the Wolf Spider. The Wolf Spider is the only common grass spider that does not spin webs; they actually dig holes and wait for their prey.

Indirectly, though, spiders can damage grass if the homeowner is not careful.  If you use a pesticide to eliminate spiders from your lawn, the chemicals could damage the grass.  

How to Get Rid of Spiders in Your Yard

If you are looking to get rid of spiders from your yard, there are a few tips you can try.  They're classified under: - Non-Chemical Option - Chemical

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