Growing Like a Weed

With all the rain we’ve had these last two months, the garden is growing with a ferocity that I’ve never seen before – the Hollyhocks are easily 7 and 8 feet tall – I have an Echinacea that snarls at me when I go by, and the 4 foot tall statue of a heron that I bought in the spring has completely disappeared in the overgrowth! In my case, it’s only going to get more extreme. I was mixing some fertilizer up – the kind you dilute in water – for the new cedar hedge we planted this year. It’s …