SARAH THE GARDENER

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A week of two halves.

This week couldn’t have been more contrasting if it tried.  The first 3 days was constant rain, high winds with frequent gusts up to or at 150 km/h, hail coming in sideways and fast, and some thunder and lightning thrown…

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Is this the start of something wonderful?

It is always questionable as to when to start the growing season.  But today is as good a time as any.  Today is the shortest day and the thing to do on the shortest day is to plant onions.   I…

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Late Again Tour

It has been my intention this year to do a video tour update every month, but I was a bit slow getting the end of May video done.  I put it down to the nasty lurgy I had in between…

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Still Counting

Last week disappeared in a complete blur.  There was lots of the usual hoeing and rock building but that’s kind of becoming a bit boring – well not boring to do but boring to talk about. The weather has thrown…

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Slow and Steady

To be honest I think the brick saga has had more of an impact on my #MakeMayCount timeline.  Up until the bricks entered my world, I was making great progress, but collecting them was a huge effort and then they…

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Wednesday didn’t Count.

I set off into the #MakeMayCount with a whiz and a bang with a superhero mentality of all things are possible.  In my head I can see each of the projects I want to achieve broken down into individual chores…

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Making more work for myself.

During #MakeMayCount, I need to embrace activities that happen beyond the garden and value them as productive time.  Yesterday I spent several hours in the morning doing some computer gardening but found myself getting frustrated at being indoors because I…

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Amazing Avocados

Day 2 of #MakeMayCount was starting to look like there would be no room at all for anything ‘planty’.  As it was a weekend day, we wanted to paint one of the bedrooms in our house.  We haven’t really done…

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April … Done and Dusted

And just like that we are a quarter the way through the year.  I really don’t know how it happens.  I get up every day and try to make the most of the hours ahead of me and go back…

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Another week that disappeared in blur in activity

I’m not sure what is up with time lately.  One moment it feels like it is dragging and taking forever to pass and the next I find myself dazed and exhausted days later and shocked to find it is Friday!  …

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