SARAH THE GARDENER

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Finally… the project

I have been working hard all winter behind the scenes putting together my dream compost system. It took way longer than I thought.  I imagined we would knock it up in a couple of weekends, but it was far more…

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Did I mention spring is coming?

It was another gorgeous blue sky day today – the kind you can sense the spring in the air.  Just a hint mind you.  But that hint is enough to set hope and wishful thinking into action.  Dreams of the…

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Whales, Snails and Tropical gardens

The weather has been a little crazy here of late – the fattest rain drops in showers that come and go with with a moments notice and disappear as quickly as they came, leaving behind a sea of muddy puddles….

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It’s a bit chilly

This has been the coldest winter that I can remember.  I am trying really hard not to complain, because it could be worse.  It could be raining and miserable.  We have had about 5 frosts in a row.  This is…

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Asparagus tips and raspberry posts

Time is against me.  I have to pack all of July’s gardening chores into two weeks.  And there is a surprising amount to do when you aren’t ambling your way through the month, dodging raindrops.  When you are up against…

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Road trip… come with me

Due to the serious lack of gardening because of the ‘incident’ and weather that couldn’t make up its mind from one moment to the next, my gardening regime has taken a dent in productivity.  It was the most frustrating week, so…

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Crop Rotation Conundrum

I have tried to take my crop rotation seriously, but it is so confusing!  I think I have ironed it out and use signs that I rotate to the next bed each year. A simple solution that means I don’t…

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Tomatoes in Winter

I’ve been a little busy lately and it is has kept me from my dirty little love –  the garden.  I kind of feel I need to say “hello my name is Sarah the Gardener and I haven’t gardened in…

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And another season clocks in

It is so easy to see life passing by when the seasons anxiously waited for, although some with greater excitement than others.  And so we wake up today, firmly in the grasp of winter.  Although having said that it isn’t…

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I grew peanuts! How cool is that?

Early last spring I picked up some raw shelled peanuts from the baking section. I’d done it before so I was kind of excited.  I wasn’t going to bake with them, I was going to grow them.  I love growing…

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