Web Decorating

No, not interweb SPIDER web. We have had a lot of garden spiders the past 3 weeks. The vast majority of are banded garden spiders which can get pretty big (1 inch bodies) and spin strong webs that have reached 12 feet across in our yard. Amazing!

Harper Sue loves finding and announcing the presence of spiders by their webs. Lately she’s been interested in bedazzling their silky home with leaves and twigs. I think this is in┬áresponse┬áto not being allowed to actually touch the web but regardless of the inspiration she has plenty of webs to work with and an endless interest in the task.

The final product: