SARAH THE GARDENER

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The July garden isn’t looking too bad for winter

Make a big cuppa tea, sit back and relax and step into my world for a quick look around. Come again soon – August is just full of so many exciting things to do, I don’t know where to start!…

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The strawberries …

… are done.

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Take your old ones out, put your new ones in, and shake it all about.

I finally got to the last BIG task on my list.  The strawberries.  The sun was shining, I got my inside jobs done early and I was out in that garden so fast, ready and willing to get stuck into…

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Breathe a sigh of relief …. The onions and garlic are in.

Phew.  Now all they need to do is grow, so that in six month’s time I will be able to harvest them at my leisure, instead of during the hurly burly of the Christmas Holiday season.  Either I have been…

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How is it July is nearly over?

It has been unseasonably warm and I found myself in a tee shirt – in the middle of winter!  Mind you I was working pretty hard.  Slightly panicked by the thought of July having almost passed us by in the…

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The slow motion citrus massacre continues

In our determination to have a slice of lemon in my G&T and a slice of lime in Hubby the Un-Gardeners Corona beer, we have once again risked the lives of some poor unsuspecting citrus trees. There they were at…

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I came….

     

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Imposter plants

My lettuce is growing well.  You may have remembered from way back that I grew some salad from seed and lovingly nurtured them and planted them into my garden and built a wee fence to keep the chickens out and…

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Is Two Hundred and Ten seed packets too many?

With the new season rapidly approaching, and seed raising just a few weeks from commencing with the most sensitive peppers and chillies being the first seeds to be immersed in warm damp soil, I thought I’d better sort things out. …

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“Mmmm gardening is your language ….”

I think I may be a little obsessed with gardening.  The title of this one comes from an online conversation with my lovely sister.  We were discussing how the kids were all into earning pocket money and the huge rate…

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