Crab Spider indulges in a spot of lunch. My second attempt at air layering one of our lemon trees. This time things turned out more successful as the newly potted tree below shows. Potted and mulched and settling in. Beetle – not sure of the species. Freshly excavated potatoes ( Boxing Day ) drying in … More Leading you up the garden path.
When I popped outside just after sunset to look at the Great Conjunction I came across this young lady making a web over some strelitzias. With the aid of a torch I was able to take a few half-decent shots. Isn’t she gorgeous! Garden Orb Weaver.
Garden Orb Weaver after first moult – Topside. 25/4/2020 Ark.
Crab Spider. Back Garden, this afternoon. Ark.
Garden Orb Spider. First time I have encountered this species in the garden. What a treat! Underside. Ark.
Tiny hairy field spider photographed this afternoon using a cellphone as my Canon is currently on the blink. Photo credit: Ems. As we are all about to fully batten down the hatches, I’ll dedicate this to my missus and all you hooligans out there. Ark.
Recently rescued rain spider. It took almost a week for the wasp venom to wear off and while there are still signs of paralysis this one seems in better shape than the previous one. He’s taking water, but no food just yet. Good morning! Me and my pal soon after my morning jog. Ems … More International Rescue
Apparently, Ems reached for some CMC powder ( used in fondant icing) and got somewhat of a surprise upon seeing this little Miss Bert clinging to the side of the bottle! Up went the call from the studio, and Dad came running, camera in hand. Everyone popped by to ”ooh” and ”aaah”, and even the … More Not for Nan!!
(In the shed) Brown Button Spider comes out of hiding. Benji outside the shed. Moon and Friend Orb Weaver makes her web under a Strelizia Sunday 3/11/19 Ark .
A call to, ”Come and look who’s in the Table Tennis Shed!” had me grabbing my camera and tootling up the garden path. And when I saw this young lady, I was grinning from ear to ear. As you can see, only a baby. So sparse have the Rain Spiders been at our spot this … More Sunday Smile!
Crab Spider. 25 June ’19 So scarce these past two years that seeing this very handsome young lady among a patch of lavender had me smiling from ear to ear. Ark
According to NASA Cyclone Kenneth has just been upgraded to a category 4 hurricane and will hit landfall (Eastern Africa) later today (25th). We’ve just had a heavy downpour with hail battering everything for around ten minutes. And to think that it was bright and sunny when I went for my morning constitutional. Oh well … More Rainy Day, Dream Away …