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Although, yes, technically it is a spider, I’m almost positive that nobody could really be scared of the zebra spider, Salticus scenicus. It lacks all those sinister characteristics that can cause unease among some people — it isn’t black and hairy, it doesn’t have long legs, it ...
warm rock or stone, to gain enough energy from the sun to hunt for insect food. Often, they will choose a particular spot, which they regularly return to. If you disturb a basking lizard, you can try sitting quietly in the same place to see
through the summer. Start cutting flowers as soon as they show colour, so that they last longer indoors.Don't harvest all the flowers, as simple blooms provide pollen for bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects.Towards the end of summer, leave a few
of gardening is excellent. To this day, bumble and solitary bees nest in the nooks and crannies of the dry stone walls. Countless other insects and spiders also inhabit the rocks, and at lower altitudes, lizards take advantage of the warm, dry spaces concealed