Flowers

Pansies

Gardens for dementia

June 2018

Penny Woodward says to grow an array of coloured and scented plants for loved ones with dementia.

Love-in-a-mist

Love-in-a-mist

December 2017

Penny Woodward says that despite its delicate looks, love-in-a-mist is surprisingly tough and easy to grow.

Chive Divisions

Gardening jobs for May

May 2017

Autumn is nearly over, and winter is nipping at its heels. Here’s Justin Russell’s list of jobs to do.

Delicous rose petals

Roses for jam

November 2016

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

‘Souvenir de la Malmaison’ is a Bourbon rose created in 1843 by Lyon-based rose breeder, Jean Beluze.

Old-fashioned aromatic roses

May 2021

There is something mesmerising about roses en masse; about the differences in fragrance and form. None more so than a beautiful collection of old-fashioned roses. 

Edible flowers

Edible flowers

August 2019

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

Portulaca blooming in a pot

Colourful portulaca

January 2016

PENNY WOODWARD suggests a bit of colour to brighten your day

Red succulent, sedum

Succulent sedums

February 2015

Sometimes we forget about the tough, hard working plants in our gardens, says PENNY WOODWARD

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