SARAH THE GARDENER

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Is change afoot or will it be the same old same old?

Caught in the ‘in between’ week, this year, with just days to spare, and a whole new year set to take its place.  It isn’t difficult to begin navel gazing and thinking about how next year is going to be…

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Winter, you have had your turn – go away

If you look at stereotypical images of spring it is always blue skies and perfectly formed flowers and blossoms, delicate seedlings and maybe a gentle shower or two.  I would have a hard job capturing any image that even remotely…

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Spring turmoil

October is only two and a half days old and it is already a month of extremes.  The first day was gorgeous.  The sky was blue and the sun shone brightly and you could almost feel the summer in the…

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Holding out for a pea!

I am watching rain going across the hills in the distance sideways and now it is so heavy I can’t see the hills at all.  Seriously, when is all this going to stop!  There is water everywhere.  The ground is…

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 This is a strange time indeed

Spring is due to start very soon and I am so excited, but there isn’t all that much for me to do.  In my drive to clear all the beds over the winter, it has left me with not a…

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I found peas in the garden…

But not as many as I’d like so I sowed some more. I made some me time today in the garden and it felt great.  The sun was shining and the birds were singing.  It even felt a little warm. …

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Hardly a breath of wind

Today is such a different day from yesterday.  It is so hard to get your head around how different things can be in such a short space of time.  Which was just as well it was a nice day as…

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And then there was a cracking sound…

After a morning doing mundane things like shoe shopping for kids, I threw myself down on the sofa, exhausted and found myself in a zone that was too comfortable.  I had to make a conscious decision to get out there…

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Gardening without blogging doesn’t feel right!

It feels like something has been missing as I set about getting my garden spring ready.    Each time I do something the words formulate in my head and I instantly reach for my camera.  And then I’m like – “oh…

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Cross off number three!

I knew I had to do something in the garden.  The list is still nagging away at me.  I once heard someone say that post-it notes were the best thing for her marriage because it allowed her to perpetually nag…

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