Garden Spider


Araneus diadematus – This was a relatively small Garden Spider which was hanging around on a fence panel at the bottom of the garden. I am always taken by the intricacy of their webs, but it looks like this one has had one or two problems. Double-click image for a closer look.


Garden Spider Araneus diadematus

© Peter Hillman ♦ 21st June 2019 ♦ Back garden, Staffordshire ♦ Nikon D7200


The Alien

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus

… not really … just the Garden Spider (Araneus diadematus)

Yep … if you really, really wanna … feel free to click on the image to enlarge and click again to get even … (deep scary voice here) … closer …


July 2019, rear garden, South Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

Spinning Autumn

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus female

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus female

Garden Spider (Araneus diadematus) female, September 2017, rear garden, Staffordshire, England.

On The Web But Not Online

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus

This is the Garden Spider (Araneus diadematus) waiting to catch a bite to eat. It is also known as the Garden Cross Spider, and you can see why.

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus


Please click on an image for a larger more detailed view. Clicking a second time may get you a little closer.


Front garden, Staffordshire, England. June 2017