POD – Garden Spider

 “Will you walk into my parlor?” said the Spider to the Fly,
~The Spider and The Fly
by Mary Howitt

These webs are EVERYWHERE right now. The kids call them tiger spiders because of their markings, but I found out they are simply called garden spiders. Why have they popped up? The females have reached full maturity and are spinning webs to attract the male spiders.  Why do I suddenly the song Love Shack running through my head? 

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