Ellen H

This year's Argiope garden spider


I usually see at least one of these every year. This is the spider I tolerate best. She is so well-behaved - spins a web, then sits there day after day. I always know where to find her, so there are no accidental or scary encounters. She is trying to help me overcome my fear of spiders :) I respect her space and appreciate her help in my garden.
Arigiope garden spider

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  • Susan S
    on Sep 23, 2012

    Aw gee, YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE!!

  • Millie
    on Feb 8, 2015

    This is a truly wonderful spider. I love garden spiders. I have a Chilean Rose Haired tarantula. She is amazing, and have had her almost 10 years now.

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