I thought I would take a few pictures of the tomatoes that I have gathered from my today. Then I decided to go outside to see what is going on in my garden. My spider friend is still out there, so I took a picture of him/her again too. I noticed that its web is a little different from the last picture. I have a couple of strawberry plants that I must have to feed the birds and not us because they seem to be the main one benefiting from the plants.
Today when I got home from the store, I saw this huge spider in my holly bush. It was pretty scary looking I took a picture of it before I killed it. Did a Google search on spider types and found it. The name of the spider is St Andrews Cross Spider. I was happy to read that it is a non-toxic spider. They also mention that it is considered beneficial because the large webs catch flying insects like flies and mosquitoes. Um….It my be beneficial but I really don’t I want them hanging around my house.