Christine said:Your soil looks very dry, did you amend the soil before you planted? I'm sure other members will have more advice for you. Your location could help also.
Yes I added a lot of mulch to the first few inches earlier this year. I know it looks dry in the picture (was 92 that day) so idk if water is the issue, but I'll try and see. I live in NE Kansas, where there is a lot of clay in the soil.