SARAH THE GARDENER

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Shrouded in Love

When you move to a new spot it can take a while to get the hang of the new environment and adjust your technique and style to the new conditions.   For the most part I have been quite happy with…

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Sunny Days are Here Again

After a period of life getting in the way of the garden with its dodgy weather, emotionally anxious pandemic, teens and exam related stress and non gardening computer related activities, the pendulum swung back in my favour.  All it took…

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Getting the Christmas Spirit Early

Normally my only early thoughts of Christmas are getting the spuds into the garden on time.  Jersey Benne’s take 100 days and so the planting day is 16th September.  Then I turn my back on all things festive until about…

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10 Task Thursday

Yesterday a found myself with a bit of a headache I just couldn’t shake so I erred on the side of caution and didn’t push myself to do much at all.  So today was a bit of catch up.   It…

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The five things I did today.

It was touch and go there for a while as to whether I would actually achieve my daily 5 things.  I was slow to get out into the garden due to a load of computer gardening.  Some of it was…

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5 Things for Today

Now the garden has been planted out, it is easy to think, Nah…  I’ll leave it for today, the garden doesn’t really need me.  Or I’ve worked hard up to this point, and it is the lull time before the…

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October…  Done!  – A Garden Tour.

Over the last several weeks the focus in the garden has really been about getting it planted.  For some reason I have been running behind, even though my intentions were to try and get ahead.   In that process I ended…

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All Planted Out

Finally, I can put down my trowel and stop lying awake at night worrying about the increasingly leggy plants growing in pots rapidly becoming too small.  Everything that can be or needs to be, has been planted into the garden.  …

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Wait one moment, I’ll be with you directly.

The garden has been so patient, waiting for me and the weather.  Getting this garden planted out is really happening in fits and starts.  Yesterday was so foggy, misty, and drizzly that it wasn’t worth going out.  It was the…

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This is turning out to be a strange season

Knowing the garden has good access to water is one of those things that takes a weight off my mind for the season ahead.  The water tanks are in a good place going into summer.  They aren’t completely full; I…

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