Articles by Penny Woodward

Young cherries

Cherry tree thoughts

October 14, 2018

Penny Woodward discusses four things you need to know for successful cherry production.

Aphids on broccoli

Pesky aphids

September 27, 2018

Spring is aphid season says Penny Woodward. Here's how to control them.

Elephant garlic

The elephant of garlics

September 17, 2018

It's much too late to plant garlic, explains Penny Woodward, but the perfect time for Elephant garlic.

A bed of wallflowers

Wondrous wallflowers

August 29, 2018

You can't go past deliciously scented wallflowers for your spring and summer garden writes Penny Woodward.

Spreading mulch

Mulching pots

August 15, 2018

As the weather warms up Penny Woodward explains why it's good to mulch your pots.

Seeds sown in coir pots

Sowing organic seeds

July 26, 2018

It's life affirming, says Penny Woodward, to plant seed and watch it grow.

Australian spiders

Spiders are special

July 13, 2018

Look after your spiders says Penny Woodward, the vast majority are harmless and all are beneficial.

Heirloom pumpkins

Why grow heirlooms?

July 5, 2018

Penny Woodward explains just how important heirloom edibles are to our, and the planet’s, survival. 

Pansies

Gardens for dementia

June 28, 2018

Penny Woodward says to grow an array of coloured and scented plants for loved ones with dementia.

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