By Tim Kowols
Gardeners have found this year’s weather to be challenging for their gardens depending on what they grow and where they are located. Hanging baskets have had to weather high winds while some garden plants have drowned in the excess moisture in the ground. Along with moving plants to higher ground if possible, Jessica Markham from Anchors Away Garden and Gifts in Sturgeon Bay suggests a little trimming and fertilizer could restore some life into your flowers.
Markham says the cool wet days have also invited pests like bugs and slugs to area gardens much sooner than expected. Gardeners are expected to get some relief as warmer, dryer weather is on the horizon Tuesday and Wednesday.
Jessica talked about some of the challenges gardeners have had to face this year during a recent live broadcast at Anchors Away Garden and Gifts: