SARAH THE GARDENER

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Quince Jelly, Quince Vinegar & Pickled Quince

With all the dramas going along lately some things have been a little neglected.  Out of the office window I can barely make out the orchard, but the bright yellow quince adorning the tree have stood out for a while…

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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…

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Everything is just peachy

Well it will be soon.  I’ve been down to the far end to check out the orchard. Things are looking great for an abundantly fruity summer.   Not long now.   If I’ve planted things right, we should have fresh fruit…

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SMOKING HOT!

When your chilli plants are ripening more jalapenos than you can keep up with under normal circumstances and then throw the lack of a kitchen into the mix…. This will be rectified soon, hopefully I’ll be cooking up a storm…

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If I shut my eyes – I could so easily fool myself.

Today is so lovely.  It is hot, not height of summer hot, but warm enough to say “gosh, it’s hot out there.”  The sky is blue but is dotted with clouds.  However not enough to cling to the thought that the…

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It’s raining again.

It’s quite funny because I seem to go on about the rain a lot and so anyone would be led to believe it is a very soggy autumn.  But alas this is not the case.  Since the seasons changed we…

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Autumn is doing what autumn does.

It’s been raining; a cross between drizzly and fat heavy drops with bursts of sunshine in between.  But it’s not cold, not really.  Besides the house is being warmed by the processing of golden quince orbs into jars of deep…

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