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A spider's web in a residential garden in New Market, Va. Spiders may land on the creepy, crawly list for many people but they account for as much as 80 percent of all the predator control in home gardens. The payback is minimal -- food, water, shelter and easing off on harmful lawn and garden chemicals. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)
A toad in a residential garden in New Market, Va. Toads, turtles, moths, moles, dragonflies, snakes and spiders are among the many wild things that can help maintain a landscape yet most go unappreciated or ignored despite their ability to kill insects, condition soil and pollinate plants. Harmful insects make up more than 60 percent of a toad's daily diet. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)