SARAH THE GARDENER

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Blast from the past: Summer is a white rabbit.

I can be a bit forgetful at times, which is why I try to be so good with my plant labels and by writing down what I’ve done at the end of each day. When I’m not using my automatic…

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With less than a week until Summer

 I will happily close the door on this spring.  It has been challenging in more ways than one with its wild and tempestuous ways.  Each August I begin to anticipate a ‘calendar perfect’ kind of spring, you know the type…

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Season Swap.

It is a bit of a shock to wake up a little discombobulated and look out the window and see snow falling.  It took me a moment to figure out where I was, then the long 36 hour Monday flashed…

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Summer days are here again.

… well according to the calendar and the lovely image Google has provided when I open a new tab, we are officially in summer.  However the boffins seem to have other ideas and have mixed things up.  Maybe they have…

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I thought about putting on socks!

BANG – it’s autumn.  It is like someone has just flipped a switch.  I woke at my usual time, although admittedly for the last week or so I have been sleeping a little longer, and was shocked to find it…

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Only four days left.

Typical!  With less than a handful of summer days left – today’s weather was awesome.  One of those lovely blue sky days we have been dreaming about for months. The sun was shining, the birds were singing and the cicadas…

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Summer can you please come again – I must have been out when you called.

It was hot yesterday.  The kind of heat that leaves you feeling sticky, grumpy and really lethargic.  The sky was blue and the wind was far from a cooling breeze as its warmth did nothing to ease the discomfort of…

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Where did January go?

Seriously – I turn around and there is one day left of this first month of the year.  The tomatoes are laden and I really need to find the time and energy to get out there, harvest them and then…

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I’m too tired for words…

I have slaved away in the garden and have evicted all weeds, mowed all the grass, and harvest so much fabulous food that I can barely lift my fingers to type.  Luckily a picture is worth a thousand words so…

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Someone stuck a festive period in the middle of my growing season.

I spend all winter dreaming of my perfect garden.  I put things in place to improve on last year.  Mistakes were learnt from.  I carefully selected seeds and dug sodden, cold dirt and carefully removed all trace of weed so…

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