SARAH THE GARDENER

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It’s the shortest day… Well I think it is…

When I Googled it I got conflicting information:  it was either today or tomorrow and the sun was shining today – well kind of – when it wasn’t raining.  So there was nothing for it – it was garlic and…

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I haven’t gardened in ages!

And it shows. The last thing I did was dig over the garlic bed two weeks ago!  I haven’t even had a chance to check the “to do list” to see what I’ve not been doing.  Luckily it’s not as…

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I’m supposed to be doing other things.

But it’s cold and I can’t seem to focus.  Well –it’s not actually that cold – I’m just a bit of a sook today.  To give me a tiny bit of credit, there was a frost this morning, but now…

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Rain – it’s never there when you need it!

For the last week it has been windy and raining with heaps of scary thunder and lightning.  The ground went all soggy and boggy.  Then finally the clouds cleared – well enough to create the illusion of an end to…

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Mother’s day is a moveable feast at our place!

A wee pop up from my calendar popped up today:  Go and take a photo of the garden.  It’s a little something I started last month.  I am determined to take a photo of the garden – as it is,…

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I am so cross with myself!

I’m such an idiot.  There I was the other night bleating on about how cold it was and taking lots of photos to prove it, when I should have been out there protecting my vulnerable plants with frost cloth!  But…

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The first fire of the season has been lit in the fire place.

You only have to take one look about outside this evening to know it’s going to be a cold one.  There is very little cloud about and the moon is already out, trying to outshine the sun and it’s not…

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Nothing says “Summer” better than “Tomato”

As I stand in my garden and look around I realise I can’t possibly delay the evitable any longer.  The tomato plants need to come out. It’s not that I like having these scruffy bedraggled poor excuse for plants in…

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Am I a versatile blogger?

I must be because Annie at The Little GSP nominated me for The Versatile Blogger award. Wow – pretty cool. My blog has come about through a combined love of gardening and writing. Ordinarily this would seem like an odd…

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All I want is a little bit of spinach – is that too much to ask?

The few weeks back I spied some self-seeded spinach in the “Leafy Greens” bed and I thought “sweet – I’ll let those grow!”  And grow they did.  When they got big enough, I dug them up and spaced them out…

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