SARAH THE GARDENER

Category: GARDENING


It’s been unprecedented

Firstly…  we’re ok. There has been an extraordinary amount of rain in our neck of the woods this week.  So much so the word unprecedented has been bandied about quite freely.  But it isn’t everyday you see people wading through…

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Epic visit

This is not how I meant to start the year.  I have dropped the ball and started to fall by the wayside.  But I had a very good excuse.  I somewhat foolishly decided it would be a good idea to…

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Caught between two storms

I am determined not to moan about the weather this year, but to be honest it leaves me no choice.  We got home on the 4th of Jan, and it has done nothing but rain or be gloomy and bleak. …

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A new start?

In the Northern Hemisphere, the opportunity for a fresh start seems to make more sense.  It is the middle of winter, and everything is dormant or done and as the year gets going things wake up or are restarted.  Here,…

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Joy in the garden

Today is the longest day and finally I have something to be joyful about.  The weather seems to have turned.  It is sunny and warm; the sky is blue and the cicadas are singing.  Now that is kind of summer…

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Love in the Garden

The weather is still being weird.  It is still gloomy but the nice days are fighting for their right to shine, so we have had a couple of days that offer the promise of summer.  But for the most part…

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Peace in the garden

After days and days of the wind whipping through the garden and whistling through all of the gaps, tearing at the windbreak, requiring repairs, it stopped.   It was kind of abrupt in that I went to bed with sound of…

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Hope in the garden

Today is the first day of the meteorological summer, but it certainly doesn’t feel like it.  The forecast suggests that the temperature won’t rise above 18°C and I’ve gone back to wearing a scarf.  The wind hasn’t settled down and…

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This is not what I was expecting

Coming back to the garden after such a long time out of it feels weird.   It isn’t helped by the weather.  We are just three days away from the start of the meteorological summer and to be honest it feels…

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I didn’t intend to leave you so long

There has been a lot going on since I last chatted with you.   Just re-reading my last post, brought back all the feels – the nerves, the determination, the long, long list of things to do, and the excitement.  There…

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