SARAH THE GARDENER

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Tragedy has occurred.

Our wee stolen chicken, known as Iggy, passed away peacefully tonight.  I don’t think there is anything more we could have done, as she never really got the hang of balance, and was wobbly on her feet.  She was so…

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I’ve stolen a chicken!

Our chicken fence is a bit of a joke.  When we took the fences down to build raised beds, we were left with all these farm gates so we lashed them together and built a fence of sorts for the…

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Oh the suffering we go through to support our seasonal eating.

Today we have been foraging.  Our friendly local farmer told us his chestnut tree was dropping nuts all over the place and would we like them.  He even brought a couple over to show us they were the proper eating…

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We are still waiting for a little bit of rain…

The problem with a drought is it sucks not only all the moisture from the air, but it somehow sucks all your energy too.  It’s hot outside, it’s only around 25°C but it feels like a million, and after weeks…

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I think that is what you call success…

Finally after years of attempting to grow melons – I have succeeded.  Admittedly they are on the small side – the very small side and if you compare it to a shop bought one they look like ping pong balls…

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Oh what an exciting time we have just had…

These last few days have been so cram packed with loads of exciting things with varying degrees of “oh my goodness” – There’s the one with the sharp intake of breath followed by a loud exclamation of “oh my goodness”,…

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