Bettina Two

Last year, Bettina One had a one-meter web between the basil and one of the columns of the archway on the front veranda. I took many photos of her. This year, Bettina Two created her ever-enlarging web between the morning glory and the basil on the kitchen veranda. I have watched her grow from approximately one centimeter (3/8") across to her current size of 2.5 centimeters (1"). I think she is beautiful.
I don't dislike spiders in fact I admire them but, Bettina Two seems to understands that her place is outdoors. The detail and delicacy of this is fabulous.
posted November 10th, 2017  
@joysabin Thank you! I agree; they have a job to do and I am in favor of that job...as long as they do it not where I am. :)
posted November 10th, 2017  
What a beauty!!
posted November 10th, 2017  
Bettina Two is lovely!
posted November 10th, 2017  
She certainly is a beauty and you have captured her every detail. Seems with that growth, she is catching her prey very effectively.
posted November 10th, 2017  
Oh my oh my! A great capture of this scary guy! Yikes but fav.
posted November 15th, 2017  

@brillomick
@ribbet9
@helenhall
@gardenfolk
Thank You all very much! Bettina Two has still not built her nest. I check on her every day as she is so full of eggs. I appreciate all of your comments.
posted November 15th, 2017  
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