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.
Plant a bay, says PENNY WOODWARD, it's one of the most useful trees you can grow.
Sage advice: used in medicine and cooking, it's well worth a grow in your garden says PENNY WOODWARD.
There's more than one basil for your kitchen garden, writes PENNY WOODWARD.
With November just around the corner, JUSTIN RUSSELL introduces you to a month of planting for abundance.
PENNY WOODWARD suggests some shade-loving herbs for those difficult positions.
Turmeric is a cure-all plant that is easy to grow in all but the coldest regions, says PENNY WOODWARD.
Add a bunch of flavour to your winter soups and stews with PENNY WOODWARD'S tips for beautiful bouquet garni.
Home gardeners might consider spices too unusual and tricky to grow, but PENNY WOODWARD says there are good choices for warm and cool climates.