SARAH THE GARDENER

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I grew mulch!

I have come up with a novel way of sourcing mulch for my garden and I’m so excited! I have always been a bit flummoxed when it comes to mulch.  I understand the importance of it – to keep weeds…

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A weed by any other name

The sun shined almost all day today.  Once I was forced to shelter in the greenhouse and the other time the drops were so fat I thought that is was probably set in for the day so I came inside,…

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The rat that drowned.

I haven’t been in the garden for ages – not since I managed to mow on the weekend.  Hang on – that was only five days ago!  It feels so much longer.  But not being able to garden for five…

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Goats love Kale.

Don’t panic, this isn’t going to be a story of dread, terror and frenzied destruction. Dawn broke this morning on to what I hope will be a perfect day as this day is special.  It’s not any old day –…

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When life gives you lemons…

When I loaded the last story I found on my camera a load of photos that I had taken in anticipation of a full and exciting blog and then promptly forgot all about them.  So I feel it is only…

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This time next week we will officially be in the season of spring.

The change of season happens with the back end of August, so I have five days left dwell in the dying days of winter.  The weather is supposed to be a mixed bag of rain, sun, and cold and then…

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There is officially TEN days left of winter.

And to be honest I can’t wait to see the back of it.  While it hasn’t been all that cold really – not in the grand scheme of things, but I am so over the rain.  Apparently we were blessed…

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Another Yesterday full of excitement.

Yesterday was a day of two halves.  In the morning is was wet and miserable – with rain drops so fat and heavy that it seemed to come in monsoon proportions.  But the ground was already overflowing so the new…

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Yesterday was one of those ‘out of season’ magical days.

We woke to a foggy morning, but then that isn’t out of the ordinary down here on the swamp.  But to our surprise it cleared to be the most incredible day ever!  …well in a long while.  It was one…

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And lastly… The Game is a foot.

I have waited for this moment for such a long time, probably since about October last year.    But then again most years it is long a waited – although not as long as I have waited this year.  It is…

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