SARAH THE GARDENER

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Blast from the Past: I’m supposed to be doing other things.

It would seem I’m always doing other thing these days, although I can honestly say the weather is what is keeping me from the garden at the moment.  The rain has been horrendous.  Not of epic flood proportions but it…

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Garden Bloggers are the nicest people

I am upside down, back the front and a day behind where I belong.  Add to the discombobulation of international travel I have absorbed so much new knowledge my head is all in a whirl.  I have made so many…

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Season Swap.

It is a bit of a shock to wake up a little discombobulated and look out the window and see snow falling.  It took me a moment to figure out where I was, then the long 36 hour Monday flashed…

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How we do Christmas – kiwi style!

Although the weather is still playing unfair, with gloomy grey skies, trapping hot muggy heat beneath the clouds,  This isn’t festive weather, we prefer our heat a little drier and our skies a little bluer.  But Christmas is coming and…

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Come and see what is going on in my spring garden

Now that spring is being all springy and doing what it should, I have been out in the garden getting it all ready.  I have been digging and weeding and weeding and digging and a lot of sowing and growing….

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Winter, you have had your turn – go away

If you look at stereotypical images of spring it is always blue skies and perfectly formed flowers and blossoms, delicate seedlings and maybe a gentle shower or two.  I would have a hard job capturing any image that even remotely…

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Spring turmoil

October is only two and a half days old and it is already a month of extremes.  The first day was gorgeous.  The sky was blue and the sun shone brightly and you could almost feel the summer in the…

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Holding out for a pea!

I am watching rain going across the hills in the distance sideways and now it is so heavy I can’t see the hills at all.  Seriously, when is all this going to stop!  There is water everywhere.  The ground is…

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The wonder and surprize at first time gardening

I think it is safe to say I know what I’m doing in the veggie garden, well most of the time.  I have discovered over the course of time how different crops respond to the different seasons.  I’ve had summers…

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Oh what a night!

I had it all planned.  I was going to be spring ready and hit the season with seed sowing, a lot of blogging and a bit of You Tube.  It was going to be awesome, a new season of gardening…

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