SARAH THE GARDENER

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Sod it!

I have to say it is taking all my inner strength not to load post after post complaining about the weather.  So, I have been looking for the bright side.  Finding up beat and exciting things to share.  Doing things…

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OK Garden – what can you teach me?

We are now just passed the middle of the middle of summer.  Although strangely enough the weather in the first half of summer is always a bit rubbish and the second half is generally much more settled.  But we tend…

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The festive season is encroaching on my garden!

I’d love to say all is hunky dory down in my garden however – that would be a delusion.   It is one thing to have a wonderful garden that is bursting into life and on the verge of delivering…

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Sector Two

I’m quite pleased with my routine schedule for the garden.  In the past, I’d wander around aimlessly until I found a chore that needed doing, couldn’t be ignored anymore or was really easy and there was no real focus.  The…

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Let the season begin.

Oh I was in my element today. I got to spend the day in the garden, completely uninterrupted and without the need to rush.  I just pottered about the place at an unhurried pace and enjoyed every single moment. While…

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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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Watching over tiny things

At this time of year there is so much going on and it is all new and fresh.  Many little things need a lot of care and attention and others are just part of the bigger picture. I love watching…

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Think I’m going to run out of room

Today is the shortest day and I guess you could say it is technically the first day of the new season as it is the day for the first crops that will be harvested this year to go in.  Fortunately…

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Not all onions are the same… apparently.

I have had mixed success over the years, with each lesson learnt the hard way until I got to the point when I knew what I was doing and started to get a bit smart…  you can see where this…

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PHOTO DAY 8: The Natural World

The brief:  Capture the natural world with your camera.  Look for natural lines that lead our eyes to different parts of a frame. OK.  this is my kind of theme.  I am in the natural world all day – rain…

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