SARAH THE GARDENER

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Monday Message

As the days grow cooler, the love of a good chilli can add some heat! I have plenty to choose from in my garden – cayenne, jalapeno, padron (gone too far to be a playful game of spicy roulette –…

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Monday Message:

…  On a Tuesday. The weather outside might be terrible, but all storms pass eventually. Today is really stormy – it was yesterday too.   You really feel it out here exposed on the coast.  The garden seems to be holding…

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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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