Organic Food

Purple garlic

Celebrating garlic

February 7, 2018

Love garlic? Penny Woodward tells you how to celebrate with garlic.

Salad plants

Mustardy marvel

January 24, 2018

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

Nanomaterials in food

Nanomaterials in our food

August 3, 2017

Nanoparticles are creeping into our food chain, but at what cost? Kristen Lyons and Naomi Smith investigate.

Sprouting seeds

Sprout your own seeds

August 3, 2017

Sprouts are the powerhouse of super foods. They’re also easy to grow. We show you how.

Herbal tea

Top herbs to grow for tea

May 24, 2017

Why not grow your own herbs and make your own herbal teas? Penny Woodward investigates.

Delicous rose petals

Roses for jam

November 9, 2016

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

Cloudehill gardens

Lunch at Cloudehill

September 5, 2015

Join us for lunch at Cloudehill Garden - Friday November 6th. SOLD OUT

Flowers in the walled garden

Colclough walled garden

July 15, 2015

A chance signpost and a meandering walk through Irish woodland led PENNY WOODWARD to a secret walled garden.


The wonders of watercress

June 23, 2015

Contrary to opinion, watercress is easy to grow, says JUSTIN RUSSELL, plus it's a nutritional powerhouse!