SARAH THE GARDENER

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The Last Day…

Or is it?  Depending on how you look at it today is the last day of summer, or it isn’t.  Going by the meteorological system that divides the seasons by the calendar says today – the last day in February…

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Just add water.

This summer has been hot and dry.  The last decent deluge was back in December when I despaired that my young plants would be ruined – stricken with fungal disease before they even got started.  But alas no, they pulled…

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See Ya Summer

Once again summer has come to an end and as usual my monthly video garden tour has been left to the last minute.  It has been a busy time just recently with a lot more doing stuff than documenting the…

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State of the Garden

In order to decide what to grow, (see yesterday’s post) I needed to assess the state of the garden and see what can go where, and what is still lingering.  It is always good to do a state of the…

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Socks and Seeds

I put socks on yesterday.  I’m probably just being a bit namby pamby, but my feet got cold.  Not winter cold by any stretch of the imagination.  But that shock cold when the temperatures you have been used to up…

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Capturing Summer

We are still in summer, repeat after me ‘we are still in summer’.   It is becoming a little bit hard to believe right now.  After the rain eventually came there has been a perceivable shift in the way things feel. …

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Well, that’s a tad disappointing.

It has been a long hot summer.  The kind of endless summer you remember as a kid, when the sun shines for days on end and it seems like it will last forever.  You go to bed at night with…

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Summer extended by one day!

I’m leaping for joy.  Ordinarily this would be the last day of summer!  Normally, on this day I would begin to bemoan the demise of the fair weathered season and get ready for all things all things autumn.     However, this…

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Monday Message:

You may still need to water in the rain! It was nice to have some rain, but dig down to see how far it got into the soil… probably not far! The last decent rain we had was before Christmas,…

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Things have been a bit ratty around here.

Over the last wee while there has been a bit of a battle going on in the garden and up until recently I was the biggest loser.  There have been rats!  They have been so bold and brazen that they…

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