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Author: Sarah Wint

Sarah Wint has been gardening for 24 years and is still learning. In 2015 she toured the country in her old campervan ‘Daisybus’ visiting gardens and finding stories about how gardens have affected people’s lives which she tells in the book ‘Sunshine Over Clover – Gardens of Wellbeing’. In 2016 Sarah and her husband, ecologist William, moved to the St Davids Peninsula and started making another garden.

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April Gardens.

One of the things that interests me most about gardening is why people do it. It is now an undisputed fact that gardening is good for you, but the reasons it is good for you vary and there are many weird and wonderful reasons so many people are happy to spend their spare time getting […]

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Sarah with Daisy and Ellie

GARDENS OPEN FOR CHARITY, FOR BEGINNERS AND FOR OLD HANDS TOO.

This year Sarah will be visiting and writing about privately owned gardens that open their gates to raise money for charity. She’ll be sharing what we can learn from garden visiting – something she describes of as our most leisurely national sport. Sarah also offers an affordable and holistic garden design service through which she […]

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The Heralds of Spring.

Daffodils. They say gardening teaches patience and it must be true because I am on the whole a fairly impatient person. Once I’ve had an idea I want to crack on with it and get it up and running. If things drag because of boring practicalities I run out of steam and move on to […]

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Like the Milkman.

Like the milkman, the snowdrops arrive bright and early. With a stretch of imagination you can even see the similarity in looks – if you’ve got a long lanky green milkman holding his arms out to the side with a bottle of milk in his hands. Back in rural Worcestershire we were lucky to still […]

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