SARAH THE GARDENER

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With less than a week until Summer

 I will happily close the door on this spring.  It has been challenging in more ways than one with its wild and tempestuous ways.  Each August I begin to anticipate a ‘calendar perfect’ kind of spring, you know the type…

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Reading not Gardening

I have too many excuses for not gardening at the moment and every single one is driving me to despair. It is too windy.  The wind has been whipping up a frenzy across the garden.  Not enough to cause damage,…

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Fruitfulness in spite of it all

My poor orchard has been left to its own devices yet again.  I have seemed to have developed a do or die attitude with the trees down the end, in the ultimate low maintenance gardening style.  However orchards aren’t meant…

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Is anybody in there?

I made a terrible mistake on the weekend.  I was a bit knackered on Sunday and had to have a bit of a lie down.  I fear I may have over done things during the week trying to whip the…

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The Tomatoes are in!

I’ve been quite busy this week and there have been a lot of changes to the garden.  But the best bit is the tomatoes and a whole range of other plants are in, Hooray.    But the sun is still…

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The Big Picture – Part three

Finally we have reached the last part of the tour.  I do love having a large garden and eating the fruits of my labour, but I do have to say at times there is a lot of labour!  I am…

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The Big Picture – Part two

Just to recap from yesterday.  I’m bringing you all up to date with the garden as it is now – warts and all.  I’m running behind, but this is ok.  It is still spring.  So moving on from the onion…

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The Big Picture – part one

This is almost more for me than you, but I love sharing my garden and I thought you’d like to see the big picture of how the garden is coming along for the season.  This is the key to it…

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This time next week I’ll be in a completely different season.

And I have never longed for a date to change on a calendar so much.  I want to just put this horrible spring behind us and never speak of it again!  Well maybe I will.  It can be referred to…

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Garden Love on the Weekend

Brief:  Focus on one color this weekend, then, select your favorites from your shoot and publish a gallery.  And  Observe and capture an entire scene, but also zooming in within it.  There was other stuff too but I’ll save that for…

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