Dahlias are not blooming and even though watered daily are drying out. Some of the plantings are burned.
Well, I couldn't imagine looking at them for the rest of the summer and into fall, so I decided to do something I have never done before - redo the hayracks into something totally different. It has always been my rule that by the middle of June, I am done with container gardening, not worth adding anything else or even replacing plants that did not live up to expectations. I just merely yanked them and lived with what was left.
I will even out the verbena, mix in the soil moist with some new potting soil.
The dahlias have not done well in any container this year, only in the vegetable garden and in the border. All the container dahlias are going into the vegetable bed when I cut down the Ice Carnival Daylilies. We will
Replanted dahlias in veggie garden between trimmed daylilies.