SARAH THE GARDENER

Category: GARDENING


The Long List of Things I Need

I have a long list of things I absolutely need as soon as we get out of lockdown level 4.  Level 3 is still pretty high security but it frees up what can be bought – it doesn’t need to…

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Small Picture Thinking  

For the last wee while I have been Big Picture Thinking, with my drive to get spring ready.  But now we are in spring and as the garden wakes from its winter dormancy I’m finding things are moving fast.   There…

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Spring starts this week

That heading has so many emotions all tied up in it: “Hooray the warmer weather is on the way” “…But I’m not ready…” “Ohh so much hope and expectation – surely it will be a good season” “I’m so excited…

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Plans for the week

Ok, it is Tuesday, and I may have started without you, but I think I have formulated a vague plan for the week to get ahead and become spring ready.  According to my countdown to spring giveaway over on my…

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Well, that was a surprise!

After months and months of a relatively normal existence, we find ourselves once again in lockdown.  I trust that our country is doing the right thing to keep us safe as Delta attempts to darken our door.  In the meantime,…

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Time waits for no man

And it certainly isn’t waiting for this gardener!   I have been in and out of the garden this week, but I can say without a shadow of doubt, I’m not progressing with my spring preparations as quickly as I’d like. …

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Thursday already

I hate it when a week disappears out from under me, doesn’t it know I have plans.   Some of the week was spent not gardening because the weather was awful – we had a huge storm – right in off…

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One Month Until Spring

Having completely missed my June garden video tour due to the work on The Palace, as well as ordinary gardening things, I decided I should make the effort for an end of July garden video tour. I was aiming for…

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Ready for Raspberries

Making the decision to ease back on The Palace which was taking all my time and energy at the expense of all the other spring preparation tasks has been a little liberating.  It allows me to assess the rest of…

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Balancing The Palace.

I have been doing a bit of reflecting this week and decided I need a bit of balance in my life.  I have been bursting a fufu valve trying to get the first garden in The Palace completed by the…

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