SARAH THE GARDENER

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It was such a lovely hole.

Well … I’ve been true to my word.  The weather has done nothing but shine and I have made the most of it!  My promised sunny days came with the bonus of starting a day earlier than predicted.  The weather…

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Could-da, would-da, should-da

Once again I am so annoyed with myself.  We had over a week of glorious sunshine.  It is the middle of winter – this should not be taken for granted.  But I did!  I should have been out there every…

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Oh what a stunning day.

This morning we woke to a heavy frost and clear blue skies, but strangely it wasn’t at all cold.  There didn’t seem to be that chill factor that normally accompanies a frost.  It is quite strange, it’s been like it…

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She’s a bit chilly outside.

It’s been a crazy week weather-wise.  We have had more rain than you can shake a stick at – lots of heavy fat rain drops that have turned the place into a bit of a muddy quagmire.  We have had…

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It’s the shortest day… Well I think it is…

When I Googled it I got conflicting information:  it was either today or tomorrow and the sun was shining today – well kind of – when it wasn’t raining.  So there was nothing for it – it was garlic and…

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I haven’t gardened in ages!

And it shows. The last thing I did was dig over the garlic bed two weeks ago!  I haven’t even had a chance to check the “to do list” to see what I’ve not been doing.  Luckily it’s not as…

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I’m supposed to be doing other things.

But it’s cold and I can’t seem to focus.  Well –it’s not actually that cold – I’m just a bit of a sook today.  To give me a tiny bit of credit, there was a frost this morning, but now…

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Rain – it’s never there when you need it!

For the last week it has been windy and raining with heaps of scary thunder and lightning.  The ground went all soggy and boggy.  Then finally the clouds cleared – well enough to create the illusion of an end to…

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Mother’s day is a moveable feast at our place!

A wee pop up from my calendar popped up today:  Go and take a photo of the garden.  It’s a little something I started last month.  I am determined to take a photo of the garden – as it is,…

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I am so cross with myself!

I’m such an idiot.  There I was the other night bleating on about how cold it was and taking lots of photos to prove it, when I should have been out there protecting my vulnerable plants with frost cloth!  But…

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