Hunting down a carpet cleaner this afternoon was a bit stressful. However, there was antidote by way of clearing away the latest batch of phacelia from the front garden.
This definitely work. Besides, when next I set to deadheading the marigolds – until I decided the plants should come out instead – this is what I found:
Less delightful but still intriguing was seeing this:
Last time I looked at the one remaining cucumber it was very small and fat. It was, however, a cucumber that one could eat. Whatever has eaten it, though, clearly didn’t like the skin. I wonder if slugs burp?