The soggy June that just went past is rearing its ugly head. I’ve pretty much written off one of my grapevines that sits in the very epicenter of a low corner in the garden. Bad planning, I suppose, to include an area that I knew would suffer in very wet years…
Luckily, this type of wet happens very rarely. The grapevine next door to it is doing well. And in reality, I probably only want one vine growing in the amount of space available on the trellis.
I had high hopes for the pepper plants too. They were planted in the area where last year’s compost bins sat. Unfortunately, this was that same wet corner of the garden. The peppers are dropping leaves and have me a little worried.
There will be disappointments every year; I accepted that long ago. It’s still hard to take. Happily for me, the rest of the garden is something I’m proud of, plenty of produce to freeze and can for the winter.