August 26, 2011 – Garden Spider (Argiope)

One of the annual visitors to the farm is the garden spider (argiope aurantia).  This harmless (to humans) is a good

garden spider, argiope

predator.  We usually have a few in the raspberry rows.  An interesting fact about these spiders is that each night they eat the inner part of their web and remake it daily.

one year ago…”Thingamajig Thursday #222″