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. SarahRaven.com was established in 2008, based on the plants trialled and grown at Perch Hill.
Sarah has presented on BBC Gardeners’ World, and written for The Daily Telegraph, Country Living, Gardens Illustrated, Gardeners’ World Magazine, and The English Garden magazine and now Sainsbury's Magazine. 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 most recently published book 'Vita's Sissinghurst - Creation of a Garden' brings Vita's garden writing up to date. 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. In January of 2014 Sarah also presented an episode in the ‘Great British Garden Revival’ series.
She is married to the writer Adam Nicolson and has two daughters and three stepsons. Sarah is currently working on a cookery book combining her medical training with her love of growing and cooking food exploring healthy eating, working title 'Healthy Delicious'.
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.