SARAH THE GARDENER

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Monday didn’t count…

Tuesday could have, but I didn’t make it, and today is halfway through May and so it came as a bit of a wake up call and so I made certain I made it count.  The problem is the weather. …

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Restful Rain

It rained in the night. The weather station tells me it was over 5mm so a decent drop. It has almost been two weeks since the last lot of good rain. And before that it before that it was a…

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Well that was a tad disappointing

Thursday in the garden, according to the schedule is the small beds and containers around the dome.  Technically it should include the dome itself and anything in it that needs a bit of love but today I had something else…

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Sleepy Gardening

I didn’t sleep well last night.  I woke for no reason at all at 3am and didn’t see the inside of my eyelids again for another hour and a half, and not for lack of trying either.  So, I had…

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Peanutty

I’m really beginning to get my groove back and working in the garden is so energising.  I have switched things around – normally I’d get on with the indoor work before rewarding myself by heading outdoors.  But often I’d be…

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Pea wrangling

In an effort to Make May Count, and not have it disappear out from under me in a blur of lethargy and can’t be botheredness…  I am pushing myself to get out there and do things.  Any things.  Chores that…

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Make May Count

After all the effort to get the garden ready for the garden party, I’ve kind of just rested on my laurels and I haven’t actually done a lot in the garden since.  Well not on the scale of the work…

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Not all that glitters is gold

I’ve been a round the gardening block for ages, and I’ve learnt things.  Many things.  But still I fall into traps, make mistakes and don’t follow my own advice.  One of the things I say often to many people –…

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Party time

I love a good party as much as the next person, but when you are the host, there is a lot of work behind the scenes that needs to happen to make sure the event runs smoothly.  If you get…

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Change of plans… again

But that is the beauty of the garden – it is completely forgiving.  Plans can be made, but nothing is set in concrete – except the things actually set in concrete like fence posts!  Over the last year I have…

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