SARAH THE GARDENER

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Just add loads of the good stuff

Great news, the sun is shining, the builders are back, and things are happening. Although it was a little chilly this morning.  It has just dawned on me that I’ll be building my new garden in the winter.  Well, I…

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Chunky to Tiny

With the trauma of the recent storm behind us and any bad weather ahead of us already firmly blamed on the fact it is the school holidays because it always happens that way.  The moment they go back in a…

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Bringing the vision alive… part 2

After procrastinating, I mean being delayed for so long, the rails on the fence surrounding my dream compost system went up surprisingly quickly and relatively easily.  We stood back and admired our efforts with a degree of pride and a…

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I had a vision… Part 1

For years I have been a bit lax in my composting.  I was just dumping it in a great big pile, bad weeds and all.  Compost has emerged from this system in an ad hoc kind of way. It wasn’t…

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Finally… the project

I have been working hard all winter behind the scenes putting together my dream compost system. It took way longer than I thought.  I imagined we would knock it up in a couple of weekends, but it was far more…

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The asparagus is ready and waiting for the spring.

With limited time available to me I thought about what would be the best job that would make the most impact and allow me to cross something off my list.  A quick scan across the patch drew my eye towards…

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