In medieval times, Penny Woodward explains, heartsease was used in love potions.
Flowers provide bright splashes of colour for many months says Penny Woodward
Choose your spot carefully suggests Penny Woodward, before planting angelica.
Penny Woodward says that oregano comes into its own at this time of year.
Hyssop, says Penny Woodward, attracts bees and butterflies and dispels the ‘nits and itchings of the beard’!
Dryness intensifies the scent and flavour of these herbs, explains Penny Woodward.
Find the right lavender, says Penny Woodward, to use for its calming and relaxing effects.
Have you tried this interesting, flavoursome and nutritious plant, asks Penny Woodward.
Volatile oils in the leaves give salvias their scent and flavour explains Penny Woodward.
Karen Sutherland investigates the unique flavours and aromas of many little-known native herbs.