SARAH THE GARDENER

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Progress feels good.

I’m really starting for make some great progress in the garden and the feelings of being overwhelmed are slipping away. There are some seriously dodgy areas that have gone way out of control and some pretty big projects on the…

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Finally, some garden time!

It is amazing how much you can get done when everything is pointing in the right direction.  Yesterday I was very intentional with my objectives.  All my urgent affairs had been taken care of, the weather was suitable for a…

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A Time Capsule

I have been working on Room Two in The Palace and things have gotten a little out of hand and I have found myself embroiled in an exciting side project.  You see I have done a spot of brick laying…

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Why we don’t call ‘autumn’ ‘fall’.

Because it could easily be mistaken for an instruction.   And taking a fall in the garden is less than ideal, as I have just experienced! This weekend I have been working on Room Two in The Palace Garden and I…

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A fresh wind is blowing through

In typical style for out here on the wild west coast, this week’s storm’s last hurrah is wind!  There are still a few spotty showers, but the wind right now is averaging around 50 km/h with the inevitable stronger gusts.    …

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The rains came!

Finally, after 6 weeks without decent rain (not counting the pitiful amount that arrived 4 days after the 115mm deluge), and enduring higher than normal temperatures, the dry spell has been broken.   This has been looming tentatively on the weather…

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Clearing the Air

After a few weeks of unbearable heat and oppressive humidity, things were feeling quite dire.  The only time the temperatures were low enough to do anything sensible in the garden was briefly in the morning before being driven away with…

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A Day in the Life of Me

Today was a good day.  Yesterday, not so much.  MS doesn’t cope well in the heat, and it is inclined to drag me down with it, especially if I’ve done too much in the previous days.  I can end up…

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Rinse and Repeat

And just like that we are at the start of a new year, with the festive holiday season behind us and the months ahead stretching out like a blank canvas.  Aside from a smattering of dates beginning to fill the…

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Merry Christmas

It has been a hard year of ups and downs but when you have a large bowl of strawberries for the festive table all is forgiven. Merry Christmas to Everyone and have a Safe and Abundant New Year. Love from…

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