Yeah, guerilla growing can be a drag sometimes.
You said it.It almost feels like putting her out there only to live a lie!
I don't know much about the plant,but I do know she loves the field life.They get so manic at the habit...they weep to the wind to find them love,they laugh at the death of the sun...but most of all,they take up space as they please!It's difficult for plants that live from year to year to do this.The forest feels like a lie to both me and her.Sometimes I smell rotting matter and I think;"gosh,it's midsummer and with all this wretched heat,something out here can stay wet enough to keep rotting?"
Not to mention that going to the woods in midsummer is a test of will!Good luck leaving there after doing chores saying something like"that was fun!"
I love to go and drink from the cold spring up there...it's the only thing that keeps me coming back for more!(It's almost a two hour drive
But hey,we gotta make do with what we got in this world.If I had a little side field to plant in,I wouldn't get to know what a bummer growing in the backwoods can be!Now I do!I don't know if I'll be undergoing all that again next year.I wanna grow plants outdoors (it only makes sense!!!),but I don't want to "throw" them out in the woods.That's what I feel like I did with these.All that care and stuff that went into raising seedlings just to have nature thin them out due to them being in an alien environment.The plant comes from the fields!It is a field specimen!I want to go to the fields to plant her!
I find they smell really strong;especially when pouring water on them to cool them off.It radiates a skunk smell!
Yeah,cold summers are no fun(we get those sometimes...this year is close to one of them.We got a save in the last few weeks,...,but before that temps had a hard time hitting and staying in the twenty Centigrades.Was a cold late spring/early summer.)
I hope you get some balmy sunshine soon Betterhaff