SARAH THE GARDENER

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Not Panicking Yet

As I mentioned in the last update, I have a wonderful garden club coming to visit the garden next month, and I need to make the corners look nice.  I think in the face of everything else I was in…

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Rinse and Repeat

And just like that we are at the start of a new year, with the festive holiday season behind us and the months ahead stretching out like a blank canvas.  Aside from a smattering of dates beginning to fill the…

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The Last Day of January

To mark the last day of January I filmed a quick garden tour to show the state of the garden as it stands, as representative of the middle month of summer.   To be honest, I’m quite pleased with it, all…

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January – A month in review

If I am to learn anything from this month is to lower my expectations.   This is not a normal month where life ticks by with the ebb and flow of a reliable routine.   It is filled with holidays and opportunities…

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And now we can begin properly.

This is always such an interesting time of year; the summer holidays just keep giving.  I have settled down in my garden office for the 3rd time this year determined to start the year on the right foot, with a…

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Now the Year can begin

I have been away on our annual summer break.  I do find Christmas and the summer holiday a tad incompatible with a fully burgeoning garden, however that is an argument for another day and at the end of the day…

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Waterwise

After the drama of the Great Water Escape over Christmas when we lost over 30,000 litres overnight thanks to a tap fiddler, I’ve made a few changes.  The leak wasn’t intentional as the tap didn’t immediately gush with water and…

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Pickled Onion Problem

I had a bit of a problem.  Well it was a good problem, but with a knock on effect that turned it into a not so good problem.  But in terms of real life serious problems it is hardly a…

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The state of the Garden   Part Four of Three (or possibly four)

This takes us to the final phase of what I got up to this week.    It got a little muddily towards the end of the week.  The wind died down to just a gentle puff which was lovely.  The first…

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The state of the Garden   Part Three of Three (or possibly four)

When you are in the garden you lose all track of time.  I was out there the other day watering until 8pm.  I wasn’t in the garden the whole time but in bursts of several hours and with the lovely…

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