I had big intentions to garden this week and do a bunch of transplanting. But it pretty much rained Monday and Tuesday, and yesterday our lawn was treated. (Which was very much needed.) So all I managed to accomplish was moving one little plant. Of course, lack of opportunity wasn’t the only factor in my lack of progress. My own perceived incompetence and fear that I had no idea was I was doing, certainly left me handicapped and hesitant to proceed…
I can weed. (Who can’t?) But ask me to identify a plant or start to think about appropriate conditions and sun exposure, and you’ve lost me. So when it comes to actual gardening, I have a lot to learn and am still very much in need of help. Maybe that’s why I like container gardening so much. I get to start over year after year, and if I totally fail in my plant selection—I can quickly start over because it’s not as intimidating as a vast plot of dirt.
This year I’ve been thinking about adding a few hanging containers to the mix. We have a few hooks in place around our deck from previous owners, and after spying these beauties I might just have to give it a shot.
Tell me, are you hesitant to garden too? Or is it something that you love and you just jump in there?