It's been milder than normal this winter here in the Mid-Atlantic. On a particularly nice day earlier this week, I was getting a head start on some gardening projects. While moving around some pots and containers, I happened to see some messy, tangled and debris filled webs. This web style is classic Black Widow web work, so I was a little more on guard than usual after that. And two days later, I ran across the web's maker - a very chubby, Black Widow, right there in an empty vegetable pot in my backyard garden in the middle of winter.