Wet cold weather
Martin W Posts: 3
in Fruit & veg
Worried about the amount of water in the ground and in places on the surface (clay soil) and even now showing signs in my greenhouse hope it doesn't drowned my tomatoes, aubergine & peppers. I do live on a sloping garden so heaven help the people at the bottom of the hill. Not seen the sun or dry weather since Monday with nothing but rain interspersed with heavy drizzle and its cold. Never know it so wet! Even my plants in the raised beds are looking sad for themselves. Hoping for warmer and dry weather soon.
It's wet and chilly here too Martin 13.1C - all my plants are in my wooden mini-greenhouse - tomatoes, aubergines, chillies, cucumbers and courgettes!!! I've got no room for them anywhere warmer - I'm typing with crossed fingers
At least my grass-seed is getting watered in
...it can only get better...
I really hope so.
Thanks folks, at least I'm not the only victim and as the song goes 'It can only get better'
And look what happened when we were all singing that
I've had to put my tomatoes (Roma and "Dave") out in the garden (sheltered by the house) as the green house is being dismantled (chillis are bursting out in a plastic frame) and this weather is not what I wanted to see! I'm hoping they'll be okay (I let them get used to the idea gradually) they're too big to sit in windowsils now and I can't really afford to buy a cold frame to put them in this year. I'm not sure whether I'm more worried about the cold or the rain. I keep expecting to see the pond fish disappearing down the path and the calls of the Peacock be drowned out by ducks.
That said on the 23rd May last year we had snow (South Yorkshire) so perhaps we have tricked ourselves into believe it should be glorious so soon.
Next year I wont grow garlic and we'll see what happens to the weather then! The poor devils have spent most of their life so far under water and didn't get any real proper frosts that they so love. It must be a sign!