SARAH THE GARDENER

Archives


Picking Pecks of Peppers

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – ‘know what you grow!’  The thing is often I get a little carried away with the whole process of growing things, that I forget to follow my own advice.  Most…

Read More

Blast from the Past: Autumn is doing what Autumn does

… But it is doing it without me!  My super secret project is still  keeping me indoors bashing out words on my  keyboard and I looking out my window at another clear blue sky day and sighing.  It is perfect…

Read More

It is still early days but…

While summer is still many moons away, I have taken a few steps that create a tenuous thread that links the cold wet miserableness of today with the hot, heady endless days of late summer.  I sowed my pepper seeds.  …

Read More

And another season clocks in

It is so easy to see life passing by when the seasons anxiously waited for, although some with greater excitement than others.  And so we wake up today, firmly in the grasp of winter.  Although having said that it isn’t…

Read More

It can’t be a frost outside, winter is still three days away!

And I wasn’t ready for it.  I had my eye out for it, as everywhere south of us had snow.  We never get snow, but I don’t know if I should be happy about this or not.  I’ve never had…

Read More

Some ideas on Pinterest may seem like a good idea at the time…

Sowing the seeds of love, we’re off to a seedy start, I’ve sowed the seeds to a new season…  I could go on, the clichés are endless!  Entering into August puts us one month closer to spring and the weather…

Read More

It’s my garden – I can change my mind if I want to.

I cleared another three beds yesterday.  Or should I say I cleared 10% of the garden.  That sounds way better described like this.  I am such a hard worker doing 10%!  But if the truth be known, it was actually…

Read More

We had a frost – and I missed it!

While I was off spending time with family and making marmalade, dramatic things were happening in my garden. The temperatures had been falling all week and it was getting really cold.  It had been so mild for so long that…

Read More