Spring onions

Spring to it

April 12, 2018

Virtually pest free and great companion plants, spring onions are a tasty addition to your patch says Penny Woodward.

Purple garlic

Celebrating garlic

February 7, 2018

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

Basket of garlic

February is Garlic Month!

January 31, 2017

February 2017 is Garlic Month and there are lots of activities to tempt, says PENNY WOODWARD.

Young garlic sprouts

Grow garlic sprouts

September 13, 2016

Run out of garlic? PENNY WOODWARD suggests growing garlic sprouts.

Black garlic bulbs

Black garlic

December 1, 2016

It's not hard to make black garlic says PENNY WOODWARD, so give it a go following her helpful instructions.

Creole Group garlic

Garlic planting time

March 28, 2016

Autumn is prime garlic planting time, says PENNY WOODWARD. check out her tips for a bumper crop.

Dead spruce and fir trees near Asheville, North Carolina

Forest dieback

November 23, 2015

DR REESE HALTER says dying forests are the harbinger of climate change. Stay tuned for his reports from COP21, Paris.

sowing melon seed

Plant a seed

October 1, 2014

Get inspired by the new issue of Organic Gardener magazine with our special 'Seeds' feature, says STEVE PAYNE.

Garlic freshly harvested

Harvesting garlic

September 20, 2014

How do you know when to harvest your garlic? asks PENNY WOODWARD.