herb

Hyssop

Hyssop highlights

February 2019

Hyssop, says Penny Woodward, attracts bees and butterflies and dispels the ‘nits and itchings of the beard’!

Bright green leaves of French tarragon

French tarragon

December 2015

With a delicious, mellow aniseed flavour, PENNY WOODWARD says French tarragon should be in everyone's garden.

Edible fishy leaves

A strange fish

October 2015

Lizard tail, heartleaf and swamp pepper are other names for this intriguing edible plant, writes PENNY WOODWARD.

Herbal Tea, grow your own

Herbal teas from the organic garden

May 2013

If the cold, winter days are making you feel a little run down, then maybe a warm cup of tea made from some regular garden herbs is just the thing to lift your spirits, writes PHIL DUDMAN.