SARAH THE GARDENER

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You’d think a good heavy rain shower would be welcome in summer…

Not if you’ve just spent ages watering the garden with a good deep soak after days of no rain! I haven’t done much in the garden lately.  One of the consequences of finding the festive spirit.  So today I was…

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Don’t panic … I found it.

There are 16 sleeps until Christmas and finally I have found the Christmas feeling, and all it took was a change in the weather.  We are on our second consecutive day of clear blue skies, hot sunny days and the…

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Why is it still raining?

Although I have to say – it hasn’t been continuous – there have been dry bits.  It’s just there has been some rain EVERY DAY!  But still – it’s supposed to be summer – you know – ice cream cones,…

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The new summer is treating us well – NOT!

The first day held a lot of promise, the sun was shining, there was a light breeze, but the temperatures were still a little cool, and instead of hiding in the shade from the heat of the sun, everyone wanted…

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Opps I’m Late

I told myself that I would take a weekly photo of the garden and post it on a Wednesday because the garden is growing so fast that the monthly one just isn’t enough to do it justice.  Since I made…

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Boy have I got news for you…

For those of you who don’t know…  I’ve written a book.  A proper one.  A year’s worth of my blogs and stories from a garden blogging competition has been turned into a book.  Its called “The Good Life  four glorious…

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I feel like I have been dragged through a raspberry bush backwards!

My poor raspberries…  Oh how I neglect you.  Last year I moved my raspberries from the orchard, to the veggie patch as you really need to keep a constant watch over them, especially at harvest time, when you really need…

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It’s okay … We’re alright … It was only a mild volcanic eruption!

Today we had an eruption, but it was a bit of a “go nowhere” eruption – it was only a big ash plume – no rocks the size of mini’s being tossed or bubbling hot lava and the main bit…

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There are only 16 days left in spring…

And I still haven’t finished planting out the garden.  I feel like I am in some kind of race against time to get it all done.  Most of the time the weather is my friend and it is warm and…

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“Muuummm….. there is a goat on the deck….!”

And sure enough there was.  Somehow she managed to escape our best efforts to keep her restrained and found herself wandering freely about the place.  So decided to come and see us in the house.  The problem is the route…

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