The Gottlieb Native Garden

a california love story

The Gottlieb Native Garden is a flourishing ecosystem belonging to Susan and Dan Gottlieb, friends of flora and fauna and devoted environmental philanthropists. With more than 100 hand-selected plant species and hundreds of animal species, the backyard is a National Wildlife Federation-certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat and a Xerces Society-designated Pollinator Habitat.

Green Lynx Spider

This impressive spike-covered male Green Lynx Spider was very busy searching for a mate in the flowers by the hummingbird bath.  We never saw if he was successful, but we’re now looking for a female lynx spider in the GNG too :-).

Green Lynx Spider - Peucetia viridans