What if Spider-Man grew up on a farm? The silky webs of millions of spiders drape across a field in a beautiful yet unsettling image of a meadow by photographer László Novák that was a finalist in the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
We all know that arachnophobia is a real fear, but it’s important to learn more about our eight-legged friends and how important they are to our environment! This week we unraveled the web of lies around some spider myths, shared non-lethal techniques to send them packing, and why Jacob has a built-in deterrent that drives spiders and Noel insane.
Although they often give us the creeps, spiders are oftentimes the most important biological control of pests in and around homes, yards, gardens and crops.
Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this spider web of dew drops. Although this looks like a beaded necklace, it’s actually another example of nature at work. It’s beads of water from the morning dew attached to a spider’s web in such a way as to create a beautiful decoration glittering in the […]