SARAH THE GARDENER

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Well that’s it – the last seeds have been sown.

…well maybe I’ll throw in a couple more rainbow beets as not all the colours have come out, but aside from that everything in the greenhouse is all there is going to be this season.  Oh except for the beans…

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That had to be the worst night ever!

I have become a bit complacent.  The greenhouse is still not quite finished.  It is just a couple of roof panes that need to go in, but I can’t do it by myself as I really don’t want to be…

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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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The ups and downs of gardening.

I was VERY calm when I heard the crash.  I was even calm when I saw the mess.   I surprised myself as to how calm I was when I realised it was my tiny pepper seedlings that were no longer…

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I didn’t mean to neglect my garden…

If there is a bad time for a gardener to go on holiday then I would say it was either at the height of the harvest or two weeks before the last frost date.  We went away during the last…

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I HATE MY GREENHOUSE…

… With a passion.  I hate it so much. I hate its stupid flimsy aluminium frame held together with crappy bolts that don’t hold together.  I hate its supposedly wonderful new generation polycarbonate panels that just crack and perish under…

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Goats love Kale.

Don’t panic, this isn’t going to be a story of dread, terror and frenzied destruction. Dawn broke this morning on to what I hope will be a perfect day as this day is special.  It’s not any old day –…

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So much for my hopes of an Indian summer – we’re having a weather bomb instead!

This was the worst summer ever!  I’m surprized I managed to get any crops at all.  I also feel all I did all summer was moan about the weather.  But I feel vindicated now.  All the news reports are coming…

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Potting Up Seedlings

Just a quick wee message: The first lot of seedlings are ready to be transferred from the seed raising mix into their own little pots. Check out my You Tube movie showing how I did it. There is even a…

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