IMG_2463First tiny tomato flower buds.

IMG_2473Almost June.

IMG_2481Aphid year! My homemade aphid spray contains nothing deadlier than washing up liquid with onion and garlic as deterrents, but I pick the critters off like a sniper with the stream nozzle.

IMG_2479Chinese Lantern from flower to calyx in three steps, left to right:  white bell flower, sepals starting to close up, a calyx beginning to inflate.