SARAH THE GARDENER

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I’ve been lied to…

I don’t know why I read the weather forecast and expect it to be true, because it never is.  The boffins are probably in their office with some kind weather map that they throw darts at so they can figure…

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I got my day in the sun….

Well that is a bit of a stretch…  I got half a day in a weak sun which spent most of the day hiding behind clouds.   It could have been worst – it could have been raining or even worst…

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Business as usual – just not the right kind of business.

Tuesdays are almost always never fun.  It is when I have to stay inside, whatever the weather and crunch numbers until they are all crunchy and make sense and balance books to get them so perfect you could measure them…

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I mowed a swamp

So far so good – my crazy scheme seems to be working – I have been out in the garden so I would have something to write about, but in all honesty I would have been out there anyway.  Wild…

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I have made a bold promise.

It is now winter.  It is cold and wet.  After coming back from my “semi-tropical” cruise – well it is winter in Australia too, so it was only slightly warmer than home for the most part and quite choppy at…

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I am about as far away from my garden as I have ever been … and I miss it.

But if it wasn’t for the love of my garden I wouldn’t be this far away in the first place.  I am surrounded by a world where blue is the most predominate colour with any green represented in the form…

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This blog has been bought to you by the letter P

Peas, peppers, pumpkins, peanuts and preparations and presents and a ‘P’eetroot. I need to apologise in advance as this is a little long but I have had a huge weekend in the garden. I now ache a little in all…

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I feel ever so slightly violated

Actually that’s a bit harsh – possibly quite harsh.  But I have had my shed broken into and there was damage and things have been taken, and they have left their poop in my shed and so now it stinks! …

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Looking towards the future while remembering the past.

Today has been a huge day in the garden in more ways than one.  I put in some hard yakka, but there was also an emotional edge to my time with my hands in the soil. Last year I asked…

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Summer is over… well… almost.

Today I faced facts.  The tomatoes needed to come out.  They were brown and mostly dead.  There will be no miracle springing them back to life.  They had lived a long and healthy life since they emerged from their seeds…

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