Articles by Penny Woodward

Tahitian lime

Limes

March 2019

Limes have it all says Penny Woodward. Fragrant flowers, glossy leaves, delicious fruit.

Garlic ain't just garlic

March 2019

Diversity in garlic cultivars will help cope with the effects of climate change, while new research bolsters garlic’s already strong health credentials, writes Penny Woodward.

 

 

 

Buckland oregano

Oregano and marjoram

February 2019

Penny Woodward says that oregano comes into its own at this time of year.

Hyssop

Hyssop highlights

February 2019

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

Southernwood

Southernwood

January 2019

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

Storing garlic

January 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 2018

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

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