I just don’t have the heart to bother these handsome caterpillars.
I wonder if this is a tomato horn worm. He certainly likes tomato plants.
This is what happens with poor planning. Tomatoes, cucumbers, dill, basil, mustard, peppers and watermelons are all mixed up together.
I swear I will do better next year.
I say that every year.
I love letting dill go to seed. You get such a lovely display, and then the seed heads are prized for those who make pickles.
This is Mammoth Dill, I think. Produced several cuttings of dill before flowering. A keeper.
I finally got around to turning the compost bin today. It is much blacker than it looks in the photo. It had decomposed a lot.
I figure two more turns and it should be ready to go. I’m interested in seeing if it heats up again. It is soaking wet from a recent rain.
Naturally, a colony of ants had taken up residence. I hate ants. And I have the bites to justify it.