Our oregano has been flowering and attracting lots of bees. This is supposed to be the best time to harvest and dry oregano since it is at the peak of its flavor. I always seem to miss the peak period every year, so I am looking forward to seeing if the CW (conventional wisdom) is correct. In any event, it is pretty overgrown and floppy, so I'll be pruning it back considerably in the upcoming week.
The evil squash bugs have returned. They attacked a sneaky squash in Neal's plot before he even realized that he had it growing there. I saw an adult resting on a bean plant in Susan's plot. I tried to lean in to squish it between the leaves, but it was too smart for me and flew away as soon as I touched the leaf. (I obviously didn't have my spray bottle with me and would've been loathe to spray something of mine in someone else's plot). It flew to a sunflower and so I chased it over there. Again, it outsmarted me. Curses. Foiled again. However, the mint growing around my and the food pantry squashes seem to be doing their trick. Barb has surrounded her squash plants with mint and marigolds.