SARAH THE GARDENER

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Unpredictable Days

Sometimes Making May Count means I’m so busy Making May Count that at the end of the day I collapse exhausted into a comfy chair and remain there until I recharge enough to get up and send myself to bed….

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Monday Message

Use the things you saved for a rainy day, on a rainy day. Today is a rainy day.  I am in danger of being trapped in my office this evening because I don’t want to get wet and it is…

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Making things in May

I have been busy again in and around the garden in the last few days.  I have been tackling those beach balls as promised but with mixed results.  I still haven’t finished yet, so I’ll save the big reveal for…

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Two pecks of peppers

Picking up from where we left off yesterday >You can catch up here< I am sharing my adventures in making the most of the peppers and chillies I have grown this season.  No longer are they all just allowed to…

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One peck of peppers

In my garden my pepper bed has space for 18 pepper plants.  I normally pop in half a dozen bell peppers so I can have a good supply to freeze to use over the winter months as we use them…

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Happy Birthday Garden

I can hardly believe the garden is 2 years old today.   On this day in 2018 the shipping container company came and took away the container that had held all our worldly possessions.  The caravan that we had lived in…

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Another New Normal

Today marks the start of yet another new normal, and just when I was getting used to the last one.  The kids headed off to school.  The house is decidedly quiet, and Jasper the Dog is patiently awaiting their return…

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Overdoing things

I need to remind myself that while I’m attempting to Make May Count, I shouldn’t overdo it.   I’m not superwoman, I am a mild mannered gardener with an annoying side kick called MS.   It’s just that I get a little…

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Slight confession

I may have lied at the start of the Make May Count project.  Well maybe not lie exactly, just stretched the truth when I said, “the garden is looking tidy and in control”.  I had dark areas of shame.  Mostly…

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Where to put my Mother’s Day Gift

I have been so busy Making May Count that I didn’t get a chance to share the excitement with you.   Saturday was productive but in a more laid back way.  I continued moving thousands of photos across to my super…

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