A gardener’s emotions: part 4 – Patience


I was determined to really go for it this year with the squashes. The big pumpkins have been the talk of the town for the past two years. But this year, here we are in early July and the plants have barely moved. I have been watering and feeding and still they sit there. They have had loads of manure dug in and have a healthy strawy manure mulch and still they sit there. I have watered them and still they sit there. How much longer do I need to wait for them to suddenly take off? Are they busy making huge roots under the soil so they will suddenly rocket across the bed? I hope so.


2 Comments on “A gardener’s emotions: part 4 – Patience”

  1. joy
    July 10, 2015 at 12:15 pm #

    think they will go mad and grow and grow and GROW

  2. sueturner31
    July 12, 2015 at 9:34 am #

    We find the same happens here on the allotment…nothing happens for ages then you go down one day and they have taken over next doors plot as well. Love Squash, making a butternut and mushroom flan this week for a family get together. Roasted squash out of the freezer.

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