Sarah Raven, writer, cook, broadcaster and teacher, is the expert on all things to grow, cut and eat from your garden.
Sarah is a presenter on BBC Gardeners’ World, she writes for The Daily Telegraph, Gardens Illustrated, Gardeners’ World Magazine, and Domino Magazine (US) and has been a guest on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and the Food Programme. Her gardening and cookery books have won her a number of awards including Best Specialist Gardening book for The Cutting Garden and Cookery Book of the Year for Sarah Raven's Garden Cookbook. Her latest book looks at the vital role Wildflowers play in the British countryside. She also had a well-received TV series (BBC2) in Spring 2012 called 'Bees, Butterflies and Blooms' on the crisis of insects and Sarah's attempts to flower up the nation to hugely increase insect food and habitat supply.
Sarah is an inspirational and passionate teacher, running cooking, flower arranging, growing and gardening courses at Perch Hill, her farm in East Sussex, and around the country, since 1999. She is married to the writer Adam Nicolson and has two daughters and three stepsons. They divide their time between Sissinghurst Castle and Perch Hill Farm.
She is currently working on a book ‘Vita’s Sissinghurst – Creating a Garden’, updating Vita Sackville-West’s words about the Sissinghurst garden’s evolution.
About our website
Everything we sell is tried, tested and loved by Sarah so you know you'll only ever get the best quality items for your kitchen and garden. All our seeds, bulbs and plants have to not only look or taste fantastic but they must also be productive. Sarah trials her veg and flowers at her Perch Hill Farm and only those items that have stood the test of time will make it into our range, so you'll be able to enjoy them for years to come.