SARAH THE GARDENER

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Ten Photo Tuesday

I’m knacked.  The rain has stopped – for now and the ground, while still a tad squishy underfoot in some places is for the most part dry.  So I’ve been out there making the most of it all .  I’ve…

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Mowing the Mud

We had a lovely break in the weather yesterday, and I woke up to a blue sky day.  Anything else on the to do list got cast aside and I headed out into the garden for a day of indulging…

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To heck with the flooding – the sun is shining

There are rumours floating about that this rainy spring weather will continue well into November and possibly beyond and then we are supposed to dive head first into drought inducing conditions.  This is not the perfect season I was hoping…

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“Hobbits really are amazing creatures”

 “You can learn all that there is to know about their ways in a month, and yet after a hundred years they can still surprise you at a pinch.” Gandalf – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring I only had…

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Spring back in time

With the weather being so horrible lately with more rain than we know what to do with, I decided to go back over my previous posts from the same time of year to see what, in an ideal season, I’d…

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We don’t really do Halloween

However, on our recent trip to Rainbows End amusement park it had been decorated for the season and I couldn’t help myself taking a few pictures.   Especially as many of the displays had a bit of a gardening theme….

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A Currant Affair

The garden has been calling to me persistently like a sea siren to a pirate.   Sometimes the most I can do is to stare longingly back at the garden as it calls to me, as life beyond the garden…

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Weed into a bucket and other observations from the garden

After a busy period I finally got to spend an entire day in the garden and it was wonderful.  It was my birthday wish, and it didn’t disappoint.  The first half of the day was spent mowing around the garden….

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I’ve been away… again.

This is not a lot of help for my poor neglected garden, especially with the Big Day so close.  This Labour Weekend is the date where it is deemed safe from frost, however this is also a moveable holiday so…

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Out with the Old … In with the New

Sometimes in the garden you have to make difficult choices.  Take my fennel for example.  It seems to be like some kind of crop in my garden where it doesn’t seem to want to stop.  New bulbs seem to form…

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