It is so hot on the deck the rosemary is drying up. Yep. Rosemary for crying out loud. Go figure. The cilantro is stunted and the basil is sunburned. I will have to rethink these pots. Maybe just a pile of geraniums will do the trick.
The crow knows that I refill his water-bowl and comes right away, especially after he has used it throughout the morning (as he quite often dips morsels of questionable food material into it).