Garden spiders

 

Its that time of year – the time when the Garden spiders (Araneus species) have numerous webs, are busy catching flies and moths and are getting bigger and bigger. For them it is now a race against time – they need to grow big and breed before the first frosts appear.

Garden spider 1Araneus diadematus – the garden spider

and it won’t be long before the House spiders (Tegenaria species) appear – these are the large spiders with very long legs that run across our living room floors…

 

 

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