Carolina Jessamine Plants
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Numerous spider webs entangled in Carolina Jasmine climbing vines

Zone Los, Angeles, CA 90062 | Anonymous added on July 21, 2019 | Answered

We have large expanses of Carolina Jasmine growing on trellises and they look healthy; however there are numerous spider webs entangled in the vines and trellises. Are the spiders advantageous to the control of other harmful bugs, or should I be removing the spider' webs as I find them. The webs do not look 'pretty' but I am OK with leaving them if they are a good thing or at least not detrimental to the Carolina Jasmine. By the way the plants are in Los Angeles, CA. Thank you - Russell Cooke.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 22, 2019

Many spiders are beneficial to your garden!
If you want to be sure if it's a good or bad spider; take a picture and visit with your County Extension Office.
This link will help you find your nearest office.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search
This article has information on getting rid of spiders in the garden.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/spider-garden-pests.htm

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