Orb spiders harmless;hornets like yellow

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 24, 2012

SALISBURY — Cooperative Extension still receives a number of homeowner questions via phone and e-mail despite the waning growing season. The recent rains always create problems, but this period is generally slower than most, but horticultural problems do occur. Below are a few questions that you may have pondered.
Q: There is a very large black and yellow spider in our yard in our flower bed. My grandchildren play in the yard and I am afraid this spider may be dangerous. Is this a poisonous spider and should I be concerned?  READ MORE