I am very close to cementing over my vegetable patch, investing in a basketball and shooting some hoops.
Everything is shitty. The rhubarb is shitty and being eaten by slugs and vine weevil. The peas (which I admitted on the Sod Show weren’t hardened off as they should have been) are shitty. The garlic is waterlogged, the stems are yellowy and shitty. The dogs have trampled over the one raised bed with anything in and now all the seeds are mixed up, not to mention the lollypop markers have suspiciously “disappeared”! The weeds are knee height, the ground is full of rocks so I’m not even sure anything will grow successfully in the ground and I should probably build some more raised beds but that all costs money I don’t have. I can only do so much on my own and with the very limited tools I have and that I run the risk of setting off a back problem which would render me useless for days.
So, my question is, to rotovate or not to rotovate? Or do I take up basketball…?
*Warning* Garden Confession Picture!
In saying that, my flower garden is taking shape (only after two years!) and I do believe I’m well on my way to having a cottage garden. I’ve even remembered to draw a diagram of what I’ve planted where! Yesterday, I battled the persistent drizzle and woeful wind to plant the rest of my Lupins only for the sun to grace herself for a few moments so the bees could come out. It gave me a glimmer of hope and motivation…
So, how do you battle your garden blues?