Summer is past, yet searing heat continues. So far the garden survives and shows promise of glorious progress through the magical months of autumn, winter and spring. Welcome to my world!
This weekend Rubber Ducky should become a mother for the first time. Of the 21 eggs she shielded with her life, she appears to have selected those most viable and made a new nest nearby, with just 10 eggs beneath her. No trace can be found of the other 11 eggs! Does she and her comrades eat them?