"Haven't we had a lot of weather lately?"
It's so true and we have been blessed with fantastic weather. It's years since we sat outside for night after night. Just watching the bay and looking at the flowers and vegetables growing ever so happily.
It's very difficult to have informal cottage gardens in the countryside. The surrounding fields and my cattle provide lots of weed seeds in their manure. But like they say ("who are they?"):
"If weeds won't grow, nothing will grow."