Ducks staying cool in the heat. We emptied their pond, scooped out the sludge at the bottom and refilled after cleaning it. They appreciate it but still like sitting in their drinking water.
This fellow guards the feeder from other hummers.
Enjoying the Crocosmias.
Resting a bit in the shade offered by the grape trellis.
Harvesting Rose Fingerlings.
Little J. made ice cream. Coffee flavored using Big J's fresh roasted beans.
Last of the poppies for the season.
Been collecting poppy seeds, columbine, and chives seeds this week.