Boxwoods- Spiderwebs

Q: My boxwoods are covered in spiderwebs, Is there something I can spray on the boxwoods to get rid of these without hurting the boxwoods?

A: I believe you should leave the spider webs alone. They are likely just the first webs of spiders which have recently hatched. Most will die over the next few weeks. More importantly, spiders catch boxwood leaf miners, a destructive insect that tunnels in the leaves of boxwood shrubs. The spiders are friends, not foes.

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