SARAH THE GARDENER

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Marrow Chips

Is that even a thing?  Well it is now, especially in our house as I crunch my way through a bowl of deliciousness.  With the holidays behind us and routine returning to normal, much to our surprise the sun decided…

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Rain on a summers day

I’m not moaning, but this summer has really not been what you imagine summer to be. It has been cold and miserable and I have done nothing but complain about it for weeks. And then we had the storm. But…

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OK Garden – what can you teach me?

We are now just passed the middle of the middle of summer.  Although strangely enough the weather in the first half of summer is always a bit rubbish and the second half is generally much more settled.  But we tend…

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Goal setting for the garden

Ten days into the new year and I was hoping to be able to give you my list of New Year’s Resolutions that would revolutionise the way I garden making it efficient, motivating and inspiring and have that satisfying “Duh……

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Hot buttered toast with a good blob of Black Currant Jam

A lot of things are demanding my attention in the garden at the moment as the festive season neglect is slowly coming to an end.   I’m torn between doing a systematic overhaul one bed at a time so the garden…

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The signs are changing

With the New Year upon us, I have had little time to care for the garden as well as I’d like.  Technically we are still on holiday so days spent leisurely tending the garden for all my hearts delight is…

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Thinking about cooler days.

Not wanting wish away my summer but I really need to think about winter.  The summer garden is in full swing and doing its thing.  The tomato inundation has begun and it is such a pleasure to enjoy fresh at…

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A Bit Corny

We are in the midst of a heat wave.  It is just too hot to sleep properly, too hot to sit and do nothing and more importantly, too hot to garden.  The heat is making me a little grumpy at…

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Too much zucchini? Make cake.

I always plant too many zucchini plants.  I can’t help myself.  Those rose coloured glasses combined with teeny tiny seedlings and the gluts of summers past become a distant blur.  So each summer I am faced with the same problem…

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I have a special visitor.

I love showing people around my garden.  It is my pride and joy.  Although sometimes it is more like a petulant child who refuses to brush his hair before going out in public.  There is always a shirt tail to…

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