Saturday, October 15, 2011

Garden Spider?

This is the lovely Garden Spider that resides outside my front door. I'm strange, most people are scared of spiders.. me? Nope, I am intrigued by them! She really is that big (it's a she, there's an egg sac on her web!) I'd say she's about 5" long. I've never seen a spider nearly this big, luckily she's harmless to humans! As long as she continues to eat stink bugs (for those of you who don't know, stink bugs are beetles that infested PA from Asia & they are harmless but when they are irritated they secrete a disgusting stench!) she can stay. Plus, we named her Charlotte so she's like a family member now! (kidding! kind of!!)

With her at my door, who needs Halloween decorations! :)

Have a great night!



  1. Haha this is cool. When I was younger my dad and I actually had a pet red back spider lol we'd feed it and everything but then it got too big so we let it go haha weird I know!

    Hannah xo