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The Mystery of the Floating Stones

Our little workers pulled a fast one on me the other day.  Imagine my surprise when, as I went out in the early morning to check for new webs, I found a stone floating in mid-air!  Now there’s something you … Continue reading

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They’re Here!

Our little workers are here and happily making webs! Just when we thought summer would never get here and our spiders had abandoned us for a better feeding location, the warm weather arrived and with it the bugs. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Just Waiting For You

The door is open and the web racks are up. We’ve moved some spiders in and now we’re waiting for things to start happening. It’s been a long, long winter and we still hear the furnace kicking off in the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – Stay Warm!

Happy New Year to you all. We are now beginning our morning count of increasing daylight. From 8 hours and 52 minutes on December 22nd to 8 hours and 56 minutes on New Years Day we feel our spirits perking … Continue reading

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The Frost Is On the Pumpkin

Actually the pumpkins are gone and so are most of the spiders.  With the arrival of cold days and nights most of them have crawled into their warm nooks and crannies. There are not many flying bugs or moths around … Continue reading

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It’s Leaf Season At Spider Web Farm

It’s prime leaf peeping season here in Vermont.  This is also one of the warmest falls we’ve had in a while.This means the spiders are still active but we’re both preparing for winter at this point. We haven’t had our … Continue reading

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This Visit Was A Real Treat!

I confess that I have a fondness for ice cream.  I’ve been known to go down to the local creemee stand (soft serve ice cream) on a summers evening.  So you can imagine my surprise when I heard a familiar … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the season with the Knight family’s annual cleanup.

Just when I thought winter would never end, the first spider appeared in a sunny window. What a treat. Spring is finally here, and I think Vermont in spring is as pretty or prettier than fall. While I look for … Continue reading

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A Winters Nap?

Well there’s no rest for the wicked here at Spider Web Farm. There’s several feet of snow outside as I write this. I’m in between feeding the fire and trying to get the shop in order. The spiders may be … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From Spider Web Farm

Well the store is looking very Christmassy (is that a word?) these days.  A few years ago I decided to use some of our leftover pieces of wood to make some tree decorations.  I made both Santa and Mrs. Claus … Continue reading

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