SARAH THE GARDENER

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How bad can it be?

A few weeks I asked this question in jest in response to the winter weather conditions.   I now know exactly how bad it could be.  We have just been through a terrible storm and it would seem it isn’t called…

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Is there such thing as too many tomatoes?

Well that was a close shave.  After all the warnings from the Civil Defence via the media, we were all set for Cyclone Pam to wreak havoc, and after all the tragedy it caused in Vanuatu, it left a lot…

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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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You could say we had a bit of rain…

Not last night but the night before we had a huge storm the wreaked havoc throughout the country.  There were 170km an hour winds and some areas got a month load of rain in a day.  It was pretty wild…

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The start of daylight savings is a great time to rotate crops.

Gosh it was so hard to sort out my crop rotation – I nearly worked up a sweat!  Actually no – it was so simple.  A couple of years ago I came up with a three pronged crop rotation system…

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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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A multiple choice heading: A) This is a strange storm; B) I gave the mice too much credit; C) The worst cake ever!

As far as storms go – it has been quite sunny.  There have been loads of rainbows, loads of strong winds and loads of that big fat raindrop rain, thunder and lightning and we got hail – loads of hail! …

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Oh what a night… or more aptly Oh what a nightmare.

I am soooo tired.  Last night was possibly the most horrible period of darkness we have had in ages.  On the grand scheme of global disasters then our night was completely insignificant – but to us in the midst of…

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