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.
Autumn is a good time to plant herbs, so PENNY WOODWARD tells us how to start.
With a delicious, mellow aniseed flavour, PENNY WOODWARD says French tarragon should be in everyone's garden.
Lizard tail, heartleaf and swamp pepper are other names for this intriguing edible plant, writes PENNY WOODWARD.
JUSTIN RUSSELL pleads the case for growing a big patch of basil in the summer garden.
PENNY WOODWARD says grey-leafed plants like santolina thrive in hot, dry weather.
This ‘gallant expeller of wind’ eases indigestion caused by Christmas fare, says PENNY WOODWARD.
Turmeric is easier to grow than ginger, says PENNY WOODWARD, and has many varied uses.
Dig and divide horseradish now says PENNY WOODWARD