Cannibal Pirate Spider

Washing some fresh kale brought in from the garden last night, J came face to face with a spider. As one does. Being a naturalist of stout mien she put it in one of the insect pots that are strategically placed around our house for just such encounters and asked me if this [...]

2022-07-21T14:12:22-04:00Thursday, July 21, 2022|Baie-D'Urfe, Garden|

Garden Wolf Spider

Didn’t have to go far to find this fellow – last week we brought in dahlia and canna lily bulbs/tubers from the garden.  While preparing the canna lily for winter, J found a large and a hairy spider amongst them.  Rather a fine specimen, getting on for 2 inches across. Impossible to tell its colour [...]

2013-11-09T16:36:30-05:00Saturday, November 9, 2013|Garden, spider|
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