Articles by Penny Woodward

Hyssop

Hyssop highlights

February 3, 2019

Hyssop, says Penny Woodward, attracts bees and butterflies and dispels the ‘nits and itchings of the beard’!

Southernwood

Southernwood

January 20, 2019

This important insect-repellent herb has lots of uses says Penny Woodward

Storing garlic

January 10, 2019

So you've harvested and cured your garlic, now you need to store it. Penny Woodward explains how.

Spade and gloved hand

Planting seedlings

December 20, 2018

There are some ways, says Penny Woodward, to ensure that summer planted seedlings stay alive.

Nets for fruit trees

Netting fruit

December 19, 2018

Penny Woodward explains that now is the perfect time to net or bag your fruit.

Lemon myrtle

Zest of life

December 14, 2018

Lemon-scented plants bring extra zing to your garden, food and life writes Penny Woodward.

English lavender 'Edgerton Blue'

Smell the lavender?

October 31, 2018

Find the right lavender, says Penny Woodward, to use for its calming and relaxing effects.

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