Born in 1965, Sara spent her early years in London before moving to Berkshire. She loved growing flowers and went on to pursue qualifications in Landscape Architecture, Teaching and Horticulture for which she won the Viscount Astor Cup at Berkshire College of Agriculture. She has led and contributed to historical garden restorations delivering projects at nationally renowned gardens including The Deanery at Sonning – a Jekyll & Lutyens collaboration, Tithecote Manor, Hurley and the Garden House at Windsor Castle ahead of the Order of the Garter Service. She has a keen interest in health and the environment, and has worked with corporations to increase biodiversity on their land. She also works as a consultant for a horticultural therapy charity and spends her free time outdoors, enjoying nature and at her allotment.