SARAH THE GARDENER

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Goodbye winter….. Hello Spring!

Today is the first day of spring – YAY! Even the bee’s know its spring! My spring has started a little too early in the day for my liking.  Hubby the Un-Gardener left the house at 4am to go to the…

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We have babies – tiny babies – sooooo cute!

Our menagerie has increased by 2 and in the nick of time.  We have baby goats.  Snowy (named after Tintin’s dog) is 5 days old and Sweetie (who is too sweet for words) is 2 days old. We were beginning…

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Not a bad haul for August – despite the snow

In this bowl is a whole 26 grams of sweet summer goodness and I couldn’t be more excited.  These seven red orbs are more than just tomatoes – they are like a promise of what is to come.  They are…

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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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It can’t be winter – it’s not cold enough

It is August.  It is supposed to be the coldest month of winter, when the snow comes and dumps heaps of white stuff on the mountains so thrill seekers can lob themselves down mountainsides at break neck speeds, barely controlling…

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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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Splashes of red in a winter greenhouse – and a significant amount of rambling.

Normally winter is a barren and unproductive time in the garden, apart from the usual suspects that at this time of year are beginning to be regarded as boring – well the cauliflower is.  I planted heaps without checking that…

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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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