Sarah Raven

Sarah Raven


Sarah Raven, writer, cook, broadcaster and teacher, is the expert on all things to grow, cut and eat from your garden. Her book Sarah Raven’s Garden Cookbook won the prestigious Guild of Food Writers Cookery Book of the Year 2008. Her Christmas cookbook called Sarah Raven’s Complete Christmas Food and Flowers was also published by Bloomsbury. She is currently working on a book called Sarah Raven’s Cookery Year.

Sarah’s Kitchen Garden site was awarded Best Website 2015, her brand ‘Sarah Raven’ then named Best Gardening Brand in 2016,

Sarah has been a regular presenter on the BBC Gardeners’ World and has been a guest on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and The Food Programme. She is also an inspirational and passionate teacher, running cooking, flower arranging and gardening courses at the school she set up in 1999 at her farm in East Sussex.


Sarah Raven @srkitchengarden

We hope you're all having a wonderful Easter Sunday. We'd love to see your spring flower table arrangements, share your photos with us in the comments!

No cutting garden would be complete without Matthiola incana. We love the 'Vintage Antique Mix' for it's beautiful range of dusky colours and incredible fragrance. >

Celebrate the sun this Easter weekend - spend more SAVE more! >

We support TWIGS in Swindon. If you are nearby, join us tomorrow on April 19th for the Children's Nature Walk. Visit the link below for tickets and more information >

In flower this summer is the stunning Echinacea 'Green Twister'. These flowers open with a deep green and then develop a deep flush of purple in the petal centre as they age. >

Be inspired by our range of garden lighting for effortlessly creating a relaxing atmosphere in your garden. >

Erigeron karvinskianus can be planted this month. It flowers for roughly nine months and will self-sow into all the nooks and crannies. A charming addition to any classic cottage garden. >

Spotlight on Akebia quinata, this beautiful climber is easy to grow and invaluable for spring flowers. It also has a delicious, fruity scent. >

Have you got your summer garden sorted? Don't forget to order your container plants for pots that explode with stunning flowers. >

You can't beat the beautifully coloured spires of gladioli. A must-have for borders and vases, don't forget to order yours! >

Don't miss 15% off cut flowers, offer ends tonight at midnight! >

Try our delicious kalette, squash and parmesan salad this weekend. This satisfying recipe is full of powerful antioxidants, glucosinolates and other invaluable nutrients. >

Are you planning on sowing wild flowers this year? You don't need a vast meadow to create a stunning display, most varieties can be grown on a small patch or even in pots. Here are our top tips for growing wild flowers in containers. >

We are currently despatching our gladioli bulbs, so don't miss out! We love gladioli for their magnificent colours and elegant structure. >

There's so many wonderful flower varieties to sow this month, from essentials such as Ammi and Cosmos to Poppies and Sweet Peas. Find our top seeds to sow this April >

Now is a wonderful time to plant Papaver for a wonderful display from May to June. The irresistible 'Patty's Plum' is not to be missed, it's also remarkably resistant to pests. >

Fill your vases with 15% off cut flowers - this week only, offer ends midnight Sunday! >

April is one of the busiest months in the garden, but don't panic, take each job one at a time and you'll get it all done - even with some time to spare enjoying the spring sunshine! >

Treat yourself this weekend by making our simple but scrumptious Primrose lemon curd cupcakes. This recipe makes plenty of lemon curd, so save any leftovers in a warm, sterilised jar for serving with other tasty puddings and desserts. >

Discover our top 20 favourite varieties to plant now for wonderful texture and colour in your borders and bunches. >