SARAH THE GARDENER

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Tomatoes, salad & new things

The summer weather seems to have been and gone.  A few nice days with blazing temperatures and then boof… back to the wet and miserable.   This doesn’t bode well.  Unless of course it was the soggy spring putting the boot…

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Fennel in the garden

This post is unashamedly full of kitten cuteness.  Fennel has got her brave on and ventured beyond the safety of the house.  It was delightful watching her take those first steps across the grass.  She was highly suspicious at first…

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I can grow a rainbow

Across much of winter and spring the garden can be almost monochromatic, or bi-chromatic – is that how you say it?  Maybe its duo-chromatic?  Either way,  winter is a sea of brown bare earth with hints of green as bold weeds…

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All things baby

We are all still pretty much ga-ga over the latest addition to our family – Fennel the kitten, and she has turned our world upside down with her bursts of manic energy.  Fortunately kittens wear out quite easily so one…

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Gardening alone can be lonely

It has been almost five months to the day since we lost our wee beloved Toast the Cat.  And we have missed her terribly.  I keep thinking I see her out of the corner of my eye, but alas no. …

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A clean sweep

Now the garden is all planted out… well mostly so it’s close enough, and the sector system is working well.  I was able to whip around today’s sector in no time at all, leaving the afternoon free for something else.  …

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Sector Two

I’m quite pleased with my routine schedule for the garden.  In the past, I’d wander around aimlessly until I found a chore that needed doing, couldn’t be ignored anymore or was really easy and there was no real focus.  The…

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What’s Bean Happening?

Finally, after a difficult week the sun burst forth and I could go out into the garden and truly lose myself in it.  After a miserable spring where more time was spent nipping out to the garden to do a…

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Straw for the Strawberries

My strawberries, historically have had a bit of a rough ride.  I would just take the goods until they slowed down and then would neglect them until it was time to start to think of them again.  This was generally…

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I’ve been rescued from myself

Over the years my garden has grown in more ways than one.  Each season the plants grow to flourish and create a bounty of food.  Although some years there is less of the flourishing and more of the failing.  But…

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