SARAH THE GARDENER

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This is not what I was expecting

Coming back to the garden after such a long time out of it feels weird.   It isn’t helped by the weather.  We are just three days away from the start of the meteorological summer and to be honest it feels…

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I didn’t intend to leave you so long

There has been a lot going on since I last chatted with you.   Just re-reading my last post, brought back all the feels – the nerves, the determination, the long, long list of things to do, and the excitement.  There…

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I may have taken on too much

I have a really exciting opportunity coming up that will take me away from the garden for 20 days from the end of the month.  It is garden related so there will be more on that later.  But in order…

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Off to a great start.

The tomatoes are off to a great start.  As usual I started too many seeds.  I have decided this stems from a fear of something going wrong at the seedling stage and when it comes time to planting out I…

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Dealing with Kale

Kale is a staple in our garden.  I wouldn’t say it is a staple in our kitchen but every now and again it turns up in a dish and we are pleased that we have it in the garden.  The…

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I blame Spring for everything

The updates here are slim right now and I can only offer excuses.  Firstly, a lot of what has been going on in the garden has been rather same samey, which can come across as repetitive and boring.  I’m not…

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Bring on Spring

Spring has sprung and I think this time I’m ready for it.  This is largely due to the amazing weather we had as winter drew to a close.  I feel like it was a bit of an apology for being…

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The last day of winter

It has been all head down and bum up getting ready for this new season.  I have been working so hard across all areas of responsibility that I have taken to ending my days completely exhausted in our comfy ‘grandfather’…

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I made something berry cool

I’m not all that technically minded, but that never stops me from trying to turn the perfect solution to a garden problem from the vision in my head into a reality.  Sometimes it works out wonderfully and I am amazed…

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20 days until spring

Not counting today and not that I’m counting…  actually, that is a lie.  Of course I’m counting.    It is all a bit hectic here as I race to get the garden ‘spring ready’ for this self-imposed deadline.  If I’m honest…

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