(Note to self: Will uses a roll of concrete reinforcing wire mesh to hold up his tomatoes, and it works like a dream. They stood nearly 6 feet tall.)
So while I didn't have all of those niceties when I returned home, I did find a foot-long zucchini:
The weather is warm, the water in the river is cool, the trees are green the bugs are gone.
Orono in late summer. It's splendid.