SARAH THE GARDENER

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Five photo Friday

I have to say I am rather glad I am trying to make the month count that is the least productive as far as effort required in the actual garden.  I have spent way too long this week doing computer…

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Powerful

I have to say it is great to have electricity again, I really appreciate its value, especially when it enables my heater to heat my wee office because the temperatures have really dropped.  However on the flip side of not…

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Powerless

There is nothing like trying circumstances to make things happen.  And as if the situation we find ourselves in right now isn’t trying enough, the step down to level 3 has meant the power company has gone back to work. …

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Day of rest

Ok, we are only three days into Make May Count and I didn’t do anything at all.  But I have my excuses at the ready.  It is Sunday, which is a day of rest, and I feel like I need…

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Let’s shelve that idea

Last week was very exciting for me.  Even more exciting than sowing seeds, and that is a big call because sowing seeds is one of the highlights of spring.  There is something almost magical in taking inert bits that parted…

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The Story of the Dome

Finally – I’m in.  There are seedlings in there.  It isn’t quite finished as we are still waiting for the glass to arrive, but it is coming on a slow boat from China and I’m ok with that as it…

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Window Sill Gardening

I love my dome.  It is the coolest thing I think I have ever had built.  But I have a bit of a problem with it…  It is not ready.  The builder has done his amazing bit and created it. …

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Spring is Knocking on the door

I have a confession.  I have been holding out on you.  But I wanted it to be a surprise.  You see after the big storm back in April, when the house was still up on jacks, while the foundations underneath…

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Green life

In an ideal world, I would sit back and wait patiently for the water to drain away the the soil to stop making that sucking noise as it absorbs as much water as it can to store away for the…

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Spring is in full swing

With the wind on my back I have been working hard getting the garden shipshape.  There has been and extraordinary amount of digging and weeding being done so I can get things ready for the big day – the safe…

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