the bugs are still pretty fierce .. the methods of protection have gone to the extremes ... I use "deep woods off" with a high content of deet ... and cover up, long pants, long sleeves and this fancy hat with a towel pinned to it ... all soaked in the bug spray ... I've been avoiding hoeing because the gnats have been so bad -- can't wait any longer ... 1/3 of the melons are done... more tonight, more tomorrow and everynight until I'm done. It could be worse ....
a. pure vanilla oil extract
b. absorbine jr ?
c. dad swears by old spice after shave (except this morning while rabbit hunting it didn't help -- rabbits have decided they like eggplant.
d. personnal bug devices (I had one on today the jury is still out on it's effectiveness)
the squash and pumpkins are blooming -- so pretty in the mornings...
the daylilies are blooming too.... even in the shade of the maples.