Monday, September 27

Six common herbs, spices and plants to keep spiders at bay

It’s spider mating season – and people are searching ‘how to get rid of spiders’ on the web. But two popular herbs could hold the key to keeping them out of your home and garden.

The experts at have compiled a list of tricks that can help dissuade the eight-legged critters from hanging around in your pad – indoors and outdoors.

Mint and basil could be your unlikely allies if you want to discourage spiders from your house and garden.

A spokesman for said: “September sees the beginning of the spider mating season, so people will find more spiders in their home than usual.

“It is usually the male species that they see out and about looking for partners to mate with.

Read the story at Bristol Post.