SARAH THE GARDENER

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All Planted Out

Finally, I can put down my trowel and stop lying awake at night worrying about the increasingly leggy plants growing in pots rapidly becoming too small.  Everything that can be or needs to be, has been planted into the garden.  …

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Capturing Summer

We are still in summer, repeat after me ‘we are still in summer’.   It is becoming a little bit hard to believe right now.  After the rain eventually came there has been a perceivable shift in the way things feel. …

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Change Comes Quickly

There has been an imperceptible shift in the garden.  Up until this point I feel like I have been managing tender young seedlings, doing what I can to nurture them into independence.  They have been scrawny, scrappy and poorly and…

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So that’s what you do with Okra…

I have a bed in my garden set aside for all that is interesting and unusual.  It is my fun bed where I can try things out.  Although it does seem to have given over a bit of space to…

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I think there has been a misunderstanding: I wanted pickles not prickles!

The kids have finally gone back to school and the weather has naturally turned to being the ideal summer weather.  It happens every year.  Iffy weather prevents the kids getting into really enjoying the summer holidays and then they go…

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