too much rain for my herbs - help

outinthecountry(6b)July 2, 2009

I usually just lurk & learn from what the rest of you post, and now I have a question for all of you.

The herbs in my kitchen garden got waaay to much rain this spring. (This year we had a normal amount of rainfall.) My basil is turning yellow! I'm wondering how to prevent the problem next year & had thought of building kind of a cover for them - sort of like the one Mel makes in the book with PVC pipe & clear plastic. I could remove it when it wasn't needed.

Does this sound like a good idea, or just crazy? (be nice! ;)

Tammy

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c_penton

sure, covering would cut down on the water, but you should make sure it was overwatering and not too hot, bugs, old plants, or disease.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2009 at 3:35PM
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