Walking to my car is miserable.
August 22, 2010 12:01 AM Subscribe
Help with these giant cobweb-like strands hanging from my tree!
posted by IndigoRain to home & garden (7 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
There is a tree that extends over my driveway, and over the past few weeks, dozens of long, single-strand cobwebs have appeared. I don't know if they are spider webs or made by silkworms, but they go all the way to the ground (and sometimes, by morning, to my car).
Some of them have a leaf stuck to them so they're easier to avoid, but walking to my car, I inevitably get covered in these things. It's not a pleasant feeling and then they stick like crazy.
So, is there anything I can do to get them off the tree? I've thought about using a hose, but the only faucet is behind the house and I'm not sure the hose I have would be long enough, plus they'd probably just come back in a day or two. I'm not sure I can afford to hire someone to spray the tree, either, if pesticides would work.
Also, once they do get stuck on me, is there any way to get them off quickly and easily?