SARAH THE GARDENER

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Checking the soil. 

Not wanting to go on about it, but the Pith Necrosis in my tomatoes (you can read about that >HERE<) has been on my mind.  One of the things that made the conditions ideal for the disease was the soil…

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Monday Message:

Find a new rhythm and look for a new normal. It is strange times indeed.  Daylight savings finished the other day and it made no difference – I didn’t need to be anywhere so time is almost irrelevant.   Even the…

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The harvest waits for no one

I have been rather busy lately.   I am fortunate in that my workloads and deadlines haven’t changed and writing about gardening is just as popular as it ever was.  So, I have been tucked away in my office or creating…

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Monday Message:

Staying busy is a great way to keep your mind from the worries of the world for a while. While in lock down it is so tempting to be glued to each and every update that comes in, seemingly by…

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Monday Message:

Do what you can to stay safe. 💚 It is indeed strange times.  I’m doing well.  It hasn’t reached into my area yet, but everyone is cautious.  My community is being sensible and there is food in the supermarket and seedlings…

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Monday Message:

You should always grow at least one thing you’ve never grown before. You never know – you might find a new LOVE. This season I’ve grown Lady Godiva pumpkin, grown for the seeds not the flesh. It is almost too…

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Monday Message:

Make places in the garden to sit. How can you appreciate all you have achieved if you don’t stop and look every once in a while? I have loads of places to sit in my garden.  My swing seat overlooking…

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Monday Message:

WELCOME TO AUTUMN. The mild season… hopefully : o) As much as winter has the expectation of a new growing season ahead, spring is full of hope and promise, summer produces the goods – which is wonderful, autumn is my…

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Monday Message:

You may still need to water in the rain! It was nice to have some rain, but dig down to see how far it got into the soil… probably not far! The last decent rain we had was before Christmas,…

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Monday Message:

MAKE HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES. The season will change soon enough and it will be too cold and miserable to want to finish projects.   Without wanting to seem like a harbinger of doom, this warm, rain free weather…

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