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childofgaia

Soggy spring takes its toll on my seedlings

The plants I bought a few weeks ago have not done well -- there has been so much rain that even with drainage, they were very overwatered and some succumbed to root-rot.

I planted some of the survivors this morning, since it was actually dry this morning, after last night's storms. (There is supposed to be more rain later on, though.) I planted geraniums in some of the front terrace planters -- I had planned on having Blue Cross petunias and white sweet alyssum in the same planters, but those seedlings are in very bad shape, even worse than the geraniums, so I'm contemplating getting replacements for them, if they are still available at the nurseries by me. Might do that later on today, if it's not too damp -- I definitely need to replace the basil, tomatoes and peppers, as they are beyond hope of recovery.

To point out how wet it has been, even the watercress is doing poorly, and that plant loves wet feet!

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