SARAH THE GARDENER

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This morning, before breakfast I harvested….

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The penny just dropped – I need to garden like a cook!

I have been doing this gardening thing all wrong.  For years!  A simple action, that I had been putting off for ages, to write on the bags of potatoes the best way to eat them, resulted in the most delicious…

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We had a frost – and I missed it!

While I was off spending time with family and making marmalade, dramatic things were happening in my garden. The temperatures had been falling all week and it was getting really cold.  It had been so mild for so long that…

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I think that is what you call success…

Finally after years of attempting to grow melons – I have succeeded.  Admittedly they are on the small side – the very small side and if you compare it to a shop bought one they look like ping pong balls…

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Finally order has been restored.

Boy I have been working really hard in the garden.  After I considered and then quickly discarded the idea of hiring a bulldozer, I sat down and wrote myself a list – a very long list, of all it would…

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I feel like I have been dragged through a raspberry bush backwards!

My poor raspberries…  Oh how I neglect you.  Last year I moved my raspberries from the orchard, to the veggie patch as you really need to keep a constant watch over them, especially at harvest time, when you really need…

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It’s okay … We’re alright … It was only a mild volcanic eruption!

Today we had an eruption, but it was a bit of a “go nowhere” eruption – it was only a big ash plume – no rocks the size of mini’s being tossed or bubbling hot lava and the main bit…

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I’ve bean procrastinating!

I am almost there.  There is only one bed left to sow.  Everything else is planted and sown.  All the beds are full and should be displaying a “No Vacancy” sign.  Although most beds don’t look full as the seedlings…

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I seem to be a creature of habit, and this is causing bean issues in my garden.

I like to think I’m a bit of an adventurous spirit and live by the philosophy of “try everything once and the fun things twice” hence we will not be growing sugar beet again – great idea in theory, but…

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