The veg patch is looking pretty amazing at the moment, all thanks to N's hard work and a bit of help from Mother Nature - more lettuce than we can possibly eat; courgettes getting nice and plump; potatoes flowering and beetroots bursting forth:
And did I mention lettuce?
It's a beautiful sight. The full bloom of summer time.
The homemade scarecrow occasionally gives me a real shock while I'm picking peas. I think that my son has crept up behind me to 'boo' on me. Ironically, it doesn't scare away the crows, pigeons or seagulls.
And next door to the veg plot, we have the cheeky neighbours: Con Carne, Rascal and Peppermint:
This one (Con Carne) is the boss and gets right under our feet. She is forgiven though, as she provides us with wonderful large speckled brown eggs with bright yellow yolks.