Cumquats in basket

Easygoing cumquats

September 13, 2019

Helen McKerral says to always plant comquats into warm soil

Golden yellow flowers

Tree marigold

September 10, 2019

Flowers provide bright splashes of colour for many months says Penny Woodward

Safety equipment

Safe shredding

August 28, 2019

Penny Woodward explains why she loves using her shredder


The sweetest thing

August 23, 2019


Penny Woodward asks why isn't stevia more widely grown and used?


Edible flowers

Edible flowers

August 15, 2019

Flowers are fragile, says Penny Woodward, but make delicous additions to our food.


Statuesque angelica

July 12, 2019

Choose your spot carefully suggests Penny Woodward, before planting angelica.

Collect the ingredients

White oil spray

July 6, 2019

Leonie Shanahan explains how to make white oil spray.

Frost protection

Frost, good or bad?

June 21, 2019

Frosts are part of many gardeners lives but Penny Woodard asks are they good or bad?