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Monthly Archive for November, 2017

The Native Garden Ecosystem #2

An unwelcome┬á component of the garden ecosystem can be the European earwig, often found under loose bark and in cracks and crevices in large numbers. This one came to a sticky end in the web of a Theridiid house spider. Jumping spiders in search of prey roam the walls of the house and break-wind fences, […]

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The Native Garden Ecosystem #1

As the name of this post suggests, a garden can be a diverse and thriving ecosystem, and the next posts will illustrate some of that diversity. Tetratheca thymifolia has been a very successful plant in a raised bed, never without flowers that attract a range of creatures, eg. this tiny lynx spider lurking in the […]

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