sage

Salvia lanceolata

Edible and useful salvias

July 26, 2017

Volatile oils in the leaves give salvias their scent and flavour explains Penny Woodward.

Red salvia flowers

Shimmering salvias

July 18, 2017

Penny Woodward says she wouldn't be without these surperb ornamental salvias in her garden.

Sage in flower

Savoury sage

January 8, 2017

Sage advice: used in medicine and cooking, it's well worth a grow in your garden says PENNY WOODWARD.

First Farm organics

A farm in the valley

June 28, 2016

JACQUELINE FORSTER visits a market garden in the Kanimbla Valley growing organic produce for top Sydney restaurants.

Bunches of herbs

Make a bouquet garni

June 11, 2016

Add a bunch of flavour to your winter soups and stews with PENNY WOODWARD'S tips for beautiful bouquet garni.

Propagate lavendar now after the wet, humid summer

How to propagate organic herbs

March 16, 2011

A wet humid summer in many areas has taken it's toll on our favourite Mediterranean type herbs. PHIL DUDMAN says it's a good time to be propagating replacements, and shares his secrets for success.