SARAH THE GARDENER

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“Hobbits really are amazing creatures”

 “You can learn all that there is to know about their ways in a month, and yet after a hundred years they can still surprise you at a pinch.” Gandalf – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring I only had…

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Today is a monumentally exciting day!

It’s the first round of seed planting for the season. This will be the 4th season I have put a seed into soil and anxiously awaited the results.  I am hoping that this year will be the best year, as…

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I nearly killed Hubby the Un-Gardener

If you recall my last blog where I proudly presented little red goodies from my winter greenhouse, well since then things haven’t gone according to plan. The tomatoes were great – oh so sweet and yum, Oh how I missed…

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You can have anything for dinner – so long as it includes something from the garden – even in the middle of winter!

I’ve spent quite a bit of time lately planning my summer garden, contemplating the kind of garden I would love it to be, drawing inspiration from other blogs and You Tube and sorting out my seeds. I’ve been reminiscing over…

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I wasn’t intending on blogging again so soon….

….  But something exciting happened.  The postie delivered my seeds!  It’s like all my Christmas’s have come at once – even though I know what is in the package.  It’s all about what the package represents: Summer and all the sights,…

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Fruits of my Labour!

I haven’t been busy in the garden – in fact I have done nothing at all.  It is winter after all so I guess I’m allowed a few days off.  Although I have ordered my seeds for spring so they…

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Winter Spuds

It’s been three days since I last put my fingers to my keyboard and came up with a tale about my garden.  The gardening competition finished on Sunday and my last blog (number 112) was posted on their site.   The…

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I am a victim of the blogging bug.

It all stems from an email that crossed my path in late September 2010.  A local seed company offered the opportunity to compete in a Spring Veggie Growing challenge requiring blogs posted over the course of 3 months.  With the…

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