I have to go out and add water every couple of days now that it is hot and dry. I bought a new hose for that corner of the house just for that purpose. You can never have enough hoses!
You can see white dryer sheets in the background of the pictures. That was to keep the deer from eating the pickeral weed. It sometimes works and judging by the bottom picture, sometimes not. They may not let me have them but I'll keep trying.
It's been fun to watch the progress and I'm really glad I started this project.
Pitcher plants in the foreground, sedge to the screen left and
dryer sheets protecting the pickeral weed.
The pitcher plants are really happy, the sedge is OK, not much to be excited about.
Really HAPPY, pitcher plant. I guess they do whatever they do
as far catching insects or whatever. They did have a big bloom
earlier in the season but I was too slow to catch it. Who knew
Pitcher plants bloomed?
You can still see the dryer sheets in the background on top of
the pickeral weed.
|As you can see, it doesn't always work!|