SARAH THE GARDENER

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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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Spring is a season of new beginnings

A time to sow and time to launch. Now you may have noticed that I haven’t been as bloggy this last year as in previous years as I have been a bit distracted.  I have written this most amazing kids…

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In all but name…

We have lambs…  And we have daffodils… Did I mention we have lambs? It must be spring soon! Now I have been thinking about my potatoes.  I have four varieties, as per usual, although my technique for selecting them has…

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 This is a strange time indeed

Spring is due to start very soon and I am so excited, but there isn’t all that much for me to do.  In my drive to clear all the beds over the winter, it has left me with not a…

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Grand designs

 In preparation for the coming of spring, I – like the birds – have been doing a bit of nesting.  The beds are almost cleared.  It is just the brassicas; the in ground mixed bed, although that is allowed to…

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Some ideas on Pinterest may seem like a good idea at the time…

Sowing the seeds of love, we’re off to a seedy start, I’ve sowed the seeds to a new season…  I could go on, the clichés are endless!  Entering into August puts us one month closer to spring and the weather…

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All my worries are over!

Well not all of them – not that I have that many worries, but I have been deeply concerned about the upcoming summer and the need to keep my garden hydrated. The first spot of good news is my laptop…

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One becomes two and two becomes one – a tale of two berries

While I have a scientific background from too many years ago that I care to count, I would like to reassure you that I haven’t been dabbling in genetic modification in my garden shed.  I have been doing some good…

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Rain delays play

In the last 30 days we have had 26 days of rain and of those 14 had over 5mm.  To be completely honest with you I did round up two days from 4.8 to the nearest whole number.  One day…

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And today is going to be…..

When you’re not in it, your thoughts of winter are images of endless, cold, wet and miserable days.  But once you are there in the heart of the cold season, sometimes it surprizes you and you get some days where…

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