raises some good points here. What happened last season may be the culprit as
well. Shading out by a larger plant would certainly result in a stunted, poorly
grown plant. Likewise tree roots robbing water and nutrients all season. Think
back to last year---Are you sure that nothing like this might be the cause for
this year's poor performance?
think it is for lack of water. Maybe too much water on some? Not for
of fertilizer in my garden, but once again, perhaps too much?
answer is that it has something to do in part with light. What
part is, I know not. Cold temps? Hot temps?
I am sure that some of you
have areas of your garden that you sorta let the
plants fend for
themselves.(Sorry to make plants sound like humans!) AND they
In my case it is ornamental grasses. I never fertilize them and only water
What we might do is to list the poor
but once great ones.Ones that are not
near maples and such, but ones
growing in what we always considered "ideal"