August toggles between Win Some, Lose Some. It’s when most gardens start to look like hell. Hot weather sends plants into stress, bolting to seed, wilting, and drying up (or drowning in places with way too much rain right now). We do our best to keep things looking nice, but nature always wins in the end. Here’s some inspiration to keep you going until fall planting time (which for us isn’t until late October/early November in SoCal). Let’s start with…
Don’t let a few setbacks deter you from gardening. We win some, we lose some. That’s the way it is. Take good notes, try again next year. It will be different, probably better.