SARAH THE GARDENER

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How is it July is nearly over?

It has been unseasonably warm and I found myself in a tee shirt – in the middle of winter!  Mind you I was working pretty hard.  Slightly panicked by the thought of July having almost passed us by in the…

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Is Two Hundred and Ten seed packets too many?

With the new season rapidly approaching, and seed raising just a few weeks from commencing with the most sensitive peppers and chillies being the first seeds to be immersed in warm damp soil, I thought I’d better sort things out. …

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How long?!

I have had a lovely time.  Hubby the Un-Gardener took the boys away camping to make the most of the summer before… well we won’t dwell on the coming months.  It’s still summer and that’s all that counts.  I miss…

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The happiest of New Years to you

We are midway through the best summer holiday in years.  The main reason is the sun has blessed us with its presence.  Last year the break at the beach was memorable because of its absence.  In exchange we spent the…

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It’s been a bit of a broken week….

I keep breaking things!  I broke a blueberry, a new tool, broke my budget, broke a nail and very nearly broke Hubby the Un-Gardener! Spring is really starting to kick in, the days are getting much warmer, although a sudden…

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Another Yesterday full of excitement.

Yesterday was a day of two halves.  In the morning is was wet and miserable – with rain drops so fat and heavy that it seemed to come in monsoon proportions.  But the ground was already overflowing so the new…

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And lastly… The Game is a foot.

I have waited for this moment for such a long time, probably since about October last year.    But then again most years it is long a waited – although not as long as I have waited this year.  It is…

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All I want is a little bit of spinach – is that too much to ask?

The few weeks back I spied some self-seeded spinach in the “Leafy Greens” bed and I thought “sweet – I’ll let those grow!”  And grow they did.  When they got big enough, I dug them up and spaced them out…

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Yet more babies….. Spring is in the Air

I’m the kind of person who can get distracted by the garden quite easily.  I was supposed to be doing some businessy stuff and went out to the office in search of a pen.  In this digital age it seems…

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Today is a monumentally exciting day!

It’s the first round of seed planting for the season. This will be the 4th season I have put a seed into soil and anxiously awaited the results.  I am hoping that this year will be the best year, as…

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