When Things don't Turn Out
. . . the way you expected them to.
Sure, that's the nature of gardening and differences in weather from one year to the next. But I mean, they really didn't turn out the way you expected because the weather was really more miserable than usual (at least, early on). Still, some things in the garden turned out well!
And now, risking $$, effort, growing space, etc. seems worthwhile but . . . you are still that risk-averse garden creature who usually spends a lot of time hiding behind the bean vines. (Using second person pronouns is a defensive technique often employed, you know.)
So, do you kick out the stops, hope for another year like 2011 (that would be crazy) and go for broke? Or, sneak back to the tried-&-true? (My subject is tomatoes but you can talk about whatever you want to. :o)