SARAH THE GARDENER

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Know what you want to grow.

I was out in garden today, weeding my herb garden – in the rain.  Well it wasn’t really raining, just a light drizzle that doesn’t feel like much, but it isn’t until you come inside that you realise just how…

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What? No winter?

The weather boffins have told all the newspapers we aren’t going to get a winter this year.  How can this be?  It is right there on the calendar.  Winter follows autumn and is that cold miserable few months that makes…

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Burning with Fire.

The efforts to restore the garden back to some semblance of order are coming along nicely.  My hands are looking more like gardener hands and at the end of the day I feel the need for a soak in a…

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Sowing and Reaping.

Walking into the garden today I was greeted with that delightful aroma of freshly cut grass.  It is like a lingering scent of summer as if to say, but wait – the season isn’t completely over yet, there are still…

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Back into the garden

I have been liberated from my keyboard, which is just as well because I think I’ve worn it out.  You can almost see straight through the spacebar to the workings underneath!  But my super secret project has been delivered –…

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On it, not in it

The garden has been on my mind a lot lately.  I am within days of handing in my super secret project, and even though I need to pour all my efforts into the final touches and stay focused for just…

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Blast from the Past: Autumn is doing what Autumn does

… But it is doing it without me!  My super secret project is still  keeping me indoors bashing out words on my  keyboard and I looking out my window at another clear blue sky day and sighing.  It is perfect…

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Pictures will have to do

Over the last seven days I have written well over eight thousand words and my fingers actually ache.  But it wasn’t all slaving over a worn keyboard – indulging in breaks in the garden where I got to feel the…

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How flowers get their colours.

I’m relatively new to growing flowers.  In the past I just saw them as frivolous accessories that were more of a luxury in the garden and demanded just as much attention as the delicious edible goodies that were a much…

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After the Storm

My poor garden  is suffering from a bit of neglect that goes a little deeper than the usual seasonal overload and fatigue.  There have been secret projects, general unwellness and a storm.  The garden is a little …  messy.  …

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