Author Archives: Sara Davison

About Sara Davison

I've been gardening as long as I can remember; initially as a child, learning from my mother, and then with each successive garden I've owned, I've expanded my knowledge and my plant collection. Starting Spring 2014 I'm taking my first steps as a flower farmer, growing British flowers for cutting on an acre of rented farmland in the Surrey Hills.

Anticipating Spring

Where does the time go?  The anniversary of this blog passed unnoticed and here we are in mid-March already.  I’ve decided to blame the weather (that and other demands on my weekends) because I’ve barely  set foot in the garden, … Continue reading

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Seeing green

I love the colour green; I like to wear it, I have rooms painted in green and most of all I love to see it in the garden.  And I find that this time of the year, when things have … Continue reading

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A conversation with my Mum

I’ve inherited my passion for plants and all things gardening from my Mum.  It was she who gave me my first patch of ground and seeds to sow in it; Candytuft and Virginian stocks; and who taught me the names … Continue reading

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#britishflowers

Creating this blog and actively engaging with some like-minded souls in the Twitterverse has brought me some amazing rewards already (my previous post refers) but I think the most exciting development in my gardening world to date must be the … Continue reading

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Snow, and an exciting development…

  My garden, and allotment are both fast asleep under a blanket of snow and whilst the pavements are icy and walking to the station means risking life and limbs I am still finding the sight of it beautiful.  Best … Continue reading

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Perfume for a wintery day…

I woke up to a fall of snow this morning.  It was what I’d describe as the ‘right sort of snow’ in that it dusted the rooftops and gardens but had not been enough to settle on the roads and … Continue reading

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Back to the allotment

With the weather continuing so mild, and it managing to not really rain very much for the past few days I was desperate to get onto my allotment this weekend.  It is situated next to the footpath that I use … Continue reading

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First post of the year!

And I’ll open with a photo: This is the view from just outside my kitchen window, and my plan is to take a photo from the same spot at least once every week, for this year. I tried something similar … Continue reading

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At the end of the year…

I don’t get the whole New Year’s Eve party thing.  I never have done and can recall being at a party as a teenager and wondering why we wanted to make so much fuss about time passing, and with those … Continue reading

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Where does the time go?

I knew I’d been very remiss with my blog lately, but until just now, when I re-read my last entry, from September, I’d not appreciated quite how remiss. So I must work to re-establish myself and write and read more … Continue reading

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