SARAH THE GARDENER

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Easy weeding

Finally, the rain has stopped for long enough for the soil to dry out enough to begin the laborious task of digging and weeding.  This is when I regret having such a large garden, but this feeling soon passes as…

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Looking for beauty among the weeds

Because it is the least I can do with my ever so slightly overgrown garden.  I’m working on a bit of a project that has torn me from my garden for days on end.  I’m not disappointed with this project,…

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Is anybody in there?

I made a terrible mistake on the weekend.  I was a bit knackered on Sunday and had to have a bit of a lie down.  I fear I may have over done things during the week trying to whip the…

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The garden is a mess.

I have been too busy in the business of being busy.  It is driving me to despair and I have put a line in the sand and said ‘Enough is Enough!’  I will find time to garden if it kills…

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Looking Good

There is nothing like having a garden group come to visit the garden to ensure it is in tip top condition for their arrival.  So I have been working ever so hard to make the garden lovely.  The grass was…

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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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This is the last day of the worst month of spring.

I should really remember it every year as a hard month, but my enthusiasm and sheer determination tends to make me forget that I have the same struggle every year.  September – the middle spring month is just yucky.  It…

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Raspberries – Done!

Gosh – it is amazing how good you feel when you get a hard job done, and you have been putting it off for ages and finally you do a proper job and end up body sore, but when you…

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So close…

My arms and hands are so sore I can barely raise my fingers to type out the letters.  I spent a good three hours weeding the raspberries.  I made great progress and nearly made it all the way to the…

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Things to do in the garden

I didn’t do anything in the garden for two main reasons. Number one – The temperature dropped quite dramatically.  We have been used to a quite balmy 15°C average so far through most of the winter and when the sun…

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