SARAH THE GARDENER

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See Ya Winter

Here I am on the doorstep of yet another season and I wonder, where does the time go?  Sometimes I think it would be nice to have hobby that wasn’t so time stamped, as the passing of the seasons is…

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I declare this spring officially open

Wow, we are now into the growing season.  It was a busy first day, but I managed to find some time to sow my tomato seeds.  It is hard to believe in less than two months I’ll be planting them…

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Spring has come early

With 9 days left of winter, you would easily believe spring is already here.  The weather has been settled for over a week, with gentle frosts most mornings, and balmy afternoons that almost have you shed your jumper in favour…

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Blast from the past: Summer is a white rabbit.

I can be a bit forgetful at times, which is why I try to be so good with my plant labels and by writing down what I’ve done at the end of each day. When I’m not using my automatic…

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Signs of Spring

And so we have come to the final day of winter.  When it comes to the spring and summer I prefer to go by the calendar as it brings the desirable seasons to me quicker.  However for Autumn and Winter,…

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I’m running out of thyme

Well… not exactly.  I have enough thyme.  It is just it has been in the ground for so long now that the centre is dying out, despite the lush growth and the frequent clippings I’ve been giving it.  It tastes…

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Did I mention spring is coming?

It was another gorgeous blue sky day today – the kind you can sense the spring in the air.  Just a hint mind you.  But that hint is enough to set hope and wishful thinking into action.  Dreams of the…

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Five things that say Spring is Coming! and one thing that says it isn’t.

After weeks and weeks and weeks of cold weather (well aside from a brief trip to the sunny South Pacific, but that doesn’t count) I am ready for a change.  I want to wake up and leap out of bed…

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The big day is upon us….

It doesn’t get more exciting than this in the garden! Well actually the sowing the first seeds is pretty cool and then when one pops up has me jumping for joy.  The first flash of red – be it strawberry…

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Come and see what is going on in my spring garden

Now that spring is being all springy and doing what it should, I have been out in the garden getting it all ready.  I have been digging and weeding and weeding and digging and a lot of sowing and growing….

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