As you can guess from the title, it’s another spider post! Feel free to skip if it gives you the heebiejeebies…..
But me… I love spiders, and this summer has been exceptional for them!
I found this little cross orb weaver hanging out on a Sunflower leaf.
There have been a lot of Grass Spiders around. They build a very neat type of nest…
They lay sheets of web with a funnel opening. They hang out at the base of that funnel and run out when something lands on their web…
Out front, a very smart Grass Spider has made her web on my fairy house. And she’s using the window as a place to hide… can you see her little legs sticking out?
Occasionally I find her hanging out in full view.
The real exciting spider was the Spotted Orb Weaver that made its home on my Cana Lilies.
It was almost invisible amongst the seed pods on the expended bloom stem. I only noticed it when it came out on its web.
I even got to see it wrap up a bit of lunch!
Which it then took back to the seed pods for leisurely snacking.
I just love nature!