SARAH THE GARDENER

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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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The Last Day of January

To mark the last day of January I filmed a quick garden tour to show the state of the garden as it stands, as representative of the middle month of summer.   To be honest, I’m quite pleased with it, all…

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January – A month in review

If I am to learn anything from this month is to lower my expectations.   This is not a normal month where life ticks by with the ebb and flow of a reliable routine.   It is filled with holidays and opportunities…

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And now we can begin properly.

This is always such an interesting time of year; the summer holidays just keep giving.  I have settled down in my garden office for the 3rd time this year determined to start the year on the right foot, with a…

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Now the Year can begin

I have been away on our annual summer break.  I do find Christmas and the summer holiday a tad incompatible with a fully burgeoning garden, however that is an argument for another day and at the end of the day…

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The Strangest Year

2020 was an odd year and to be honest I am pleased it is behind us. January started with pest and disease and turbulent storms in the garden.  Little did I know this would be a metaphor for the entire…

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