SARAH THE GARDENER

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Taking down the height.

Our strange weather is continuing, lovely sunny days interrupted by brief but heavy rain drops.  If you get your timing right, and keep one eye on the sky you can get some really productive gardening done in each short burst…

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Anti-climax or blessing?

We didn’t get our snow.  In fact we didn’t even get any clouds. How can you have snow without clouds?  Even the wind was gentle with just the hint of a chill.  I think the second half of the storm…

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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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I let the weather get the better of me.

While I started off the day, busy as a beaver, doing chores inside, the general yuckiness outside descended like a gloomy gloom.  And I’m just being a sook because the boffins are causing fear and panic down south saying an…

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And the sun shone brightly.

There is a lesson to be learnt here while winter gardening.  If the sun shines – get outside and take full advantage because you don’t know how long it will last.  We woke up to a lovely sunny morning and…

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Foiled again!

Good intentions of a day well spent in the garden have come to nothing yet again.  Even my grand plans to go garden shopping and trawl up and down the aisles of the hardware store looking for mouse proof bits…

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Apparently I need a snake

Since I bodged together my “anti-mouse seed protector device” convinced that it would keep my seeds safe, I have received a lot of helpful advice.  However most of it was pointing out the error of my ways.  And it turns…

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THAT’S IT – I’VE HAD ENOUGH!

Those pesky mice, I am sick to death of them and their meddling ways.  Well they have messed with me one too many times. I seem to have almost eradicated them from my shed as only one of my bait…

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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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