๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ•ท๐Ÿ’œ NEWS – โ€œIncy Wincy Spiderโ€

๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ•ท๐Ÿ’œ NEWS – โ€œIncy Wincy Spiderโ€

“Do you understand why people are scared of us?…”

Hey there, hope youโ€™ve all had a great week.

Well, love โ€˜em or hate โ€˜em, we have to deal with โ€˜em.ย  Spiders!ย  I either let them go on their merry way or, if they are HUUUUUGE, I trap them in a plastic cup and let them go on their merry way OUTSIDE of my house.ย  I have to be careful as Iโ€™m allergic to spider bites, so gently does it for me.

Best thing to do with something youโ€™re not too sure about, or afraid of, is to find out as much as you can about them.ย  Hereโ€™s a start with a little video all about our eight-legged friends.

Check out the website at www.PricklyHedge.com/sidebar or our Facebook page www.Facebook.com/pricklyhedge on Wednesday for a video explaining why we shouldnโ€™t be afraid of them.

Something else that people donโ€™t like are dandelions, which is a real shame.ย  They have been used as edible and medicinal plants for many hundreds of years, but even if you canโ€™t stand the thought of eating dandelion greens in your salad, give a thought to the bees.ย  Especially, the red-tailed bumblebee who is the laziest of the bees, they prefer to graze on one large flower, i.e. a dandelion, as opposed to flitting from flower to flower.ย  Theyโ€™re not really lazy, they are just super-efficient with their time and energy levels.

Hereโ€™s an article from the Guardian highlighting their usefulness.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gardening-blog/2015/may/12/dandelions-pollinators-wildlife-garden

And to round off the week, we have #fridaycraftmorning making this adorable moving spider.ย  You have to admit heโ€™s rather cute.ย  No???ย  Aww poor spidey.

Come on though, you canโ€™t help but LOVE Lucas! โคโคโค

Yay!  New episodes, Iโ€™ve missed him.

Don’t forget that on our website, youโ€™ll also find a round-up of environmental news on our How Toโ€™s page, https://www.pricklyhedge.com/right-sidebar/

I hope you have a great week and until next time, stay safe, stay well and try being a bit kinder to spiders??? Don’t forget if you have any great drawings of spiders, share them with us on our Facebook page www.Facebook.com/pricklyhedge

Lots of love from Yvonne, Bubble and #TEAMPricklyHedge