Spring has sprung and action is heating up in the garden! A careful examination of the budding flowers and the grasses in the flower beds reveals a world of bug eat bug. This is what I have seen in my… Read More ›
One Last Spider, Really
As the fall settles in and temperatures drop, insects – other than cedar bugs – head for cover. Cedar bugs, or slow walkers as we call them in our house, can survive almost anything. They can survive freezing in the freezer… Read More ›
Fight? No It’s Mating Time!
Recently I put up some photos of two spiders either fighting or possibly mating. I found a spider specialist who was able to answer the question and I have added some of his information and am reposting the photos. Very… Read More ›
I Can’t Believe I Got the Whole Thing
This to me is amazing – that I was lucky enough to capture this interaction. In my garden, I have several crab spiders. One has been resident for quite some time in a patch of flowers, in fact on the… Read More ›
From All Angles
Well, one more shot at from all angles. Sorry, it’s spiders again. But this one did provide me with some angles….. These first few, I think are of a fight between 2 spiders. And one does win.. From Every Angle
A Last Look at Creepy – Weekly Photo Challenge
I was out working in the garden earlier this week, when this ‘creep’ sauntered into view. Obligingly it awaited my return with my camera and let me take some shots. I am pleased to report, it headed off in one… Read More ›
Creepy by Name – Weekly Photo Challenge
This is creepy by name but rather elegant I think. Creepy
I love to photograph them – But they are Creepy (Weekly Photo Challenge)
What can I say, they are wonderful subjects for photographs but they give me the creeps when they look like this. I went out into my garden this morning before seeing the theme and captured this shot. By the way,… Read More ›
Beneath My Feet – Almost- Day Seven
This subject keeps popping up. And once again, I restrained myself from placing it firmly beneath my feet… And a friend was nearby, safe from my feet!
There are bugs and then there are…..
Finally we embark one of my posts about arachnids. That is spiders. They are their own category of bugs. In fact they are not considered bugs. They are, however, considered scary by many people. I have a rule around our… Read More ›
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