SARAH THE GARDENER

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Off with their heads

I’m starting to get the hang of this flower garden thing.  Especially with my fabulous organisational sector system.  Instead of being rather low on the priority list – because they are only flowers, they now get seen to every Friday. …

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Rain on a summers day

I’m not moaning, but this summer has really not been what you imagine summer to be. It has been cold and miserable and I have done nothing but complain about it for weeks. And then we had the storm. But…

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A clean sweep

Now the garden is all planted out… well mostly so it’s close enough, and the sector system is working well.  I was able to whip around today’s sector in no time at all, leaving the afternoon free for something else.  …

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I’ve been rescued from myself

Over the years my garden has grown in more ways than one.  Each season the plants grow to flourish and create a bounty of food.  Although some years there is less of the flourishing and more of the failing.  But…

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Modify

I have been doing a bit of tweaking to my irrigation system.  It needs to be working perfectly so Hubby the Un-Gardener won’t kill my plants while I am away in America.  I still fear for the wellbeing my plants,…

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It is raining, but I don’t care!

My irrigation system is fully functioning!  Wahoo! As we already know I am a doer.  I learn and figure things out by doing.  So when confronted with huge manuals to go with the water computer and the water distributor, it…

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To get water: Hammer, Hammer, Saw, Saw

This weekend was a long weekend and today was the holiday day to celebrate Auckland’s 175th   birthday.  We seized the opportunity to go bush for a couple of nights.  I’m not such a great camper and much prefer the creature…

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Finally I can play with my new toys

In the depths of winter last year I found love, and fell quite deeply into a covetous desire of want and longing.  And the object of my new found affection was a seemingly miraculous device that would improve my gardening…

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I have to be the luckiest gardener in the world!

I woke up this morning to my wonderful family bearing gifts.  This isn’t something they do often – just once a year.  I got loads of cool stuff but they saved the best to last.  A shiny new Gardena 6…

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All my worries are over!

Well not all of them – not that I have that many worries, but I have been deeply concerned about the upcoming summer and the need to keep my garden hydrated. The first spot of good news is my laptop…

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