I guess the road I’m traveling on in these new gardening adventures is going to be paved with a few stumbling blocks along the way, because these city thugs, er I mean bugs, aren’t taking kindly to a country gardener trying to grow things on their turf.
Honestly, like I said before, in 20 years of gardening I’ve never had pest problems. Why now? Here my mom opens up her yard to me, giving me a little piece of my long lost paradise so I can get my gardening fix, and the stupid bugs have to come along and cause trouble. How aggravating!
It’s so upsetting to have my precious yummy veggies getting all chewed up and destroyed by pests, but I’m going to keep at it with the garlic/pepper spray in between all this rain and keep hoping for the best.
On a positive note…
My peas are getting taller every day! They are being a bit willful at training them to go evenly up the trellis which messes with my need for orderliness, but at this point with all of the issues going on with my other plants ~as long as they stay healthy… I’ll be happy! 🙂~
While out running around with my sis the other day I picked up this cute little snail planter. He was just begging me to give him a new home. 😉 So I stuffed him with some Lobelia and set him on the grass next to my garden. He looks pretty content there don’t ya think?~
Oh and feast your eyes on these beauties! My mom’s peonies are in full bloom right now, so to try and focus on something positive after seeing the destruction in my garden, I spent a great deal of time enjoying these and trying to get just the perfect shot of them in all their glory. What do you think, did I succeed?~~~