What to harvest now

Plums in basket

Plum harvest and pruning

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 10:48am

Japanese plums, harvesting, pruning and a plum sponge from Penny Woodward


Edible weeds

Sun, 19/01/2020 - 3:12pm

Penny Woodward explains that weeds have many different uses.

Globe artichoke

Early summer harvesting notes

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 11:42am

Penny Woodward talks about harvesting garlic, basil, globe artichokes and zucchini flowers

Edible flowers

Edible flowers

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 10:11am

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

Salad plants

Mustardy marvel

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 4:13pm

The sharp lemony flavour with hot peppery aftertaste make this mustard a winner, writes Penny Woodward.

Garlic and endive

Self-sown bonanza

Mon, 28/08/2017 - 3:32pm

Penny Woodward says she doesn't have to do anything, these vegies and flowers just appear.

Pomegranate fruit

Mellow autumn fruitfulness

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 12:33pm

Discover some unusual fruits that are havested in autumn, says Penny Woodward.

Delicous rose petals

Roses for jam

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 1:38pm

Rose petals make a delightful addition to many foods including stawberry jam, says PENNY WOODWARD