What to harvest now

Preserving Lemons

Preserving lemons

December 2020

Back in June 2014, Justin Russell shared his tips for preserving a glut of winter lemons – it's worth having another read!

Salad plants

Mustardy marvel

January 2018

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

Garlic and endive

Self-sown bonanza

August 2017

Penny Woodward says she doesn't have to do anything, these vegies and flowers just appear.

Delicous rose petals

Roses for jam

November 2016

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

Bright red rubarb stems

Rhubarb bounty

October 2016

PENNY WOODWARD has been harvesting a prolific crop of rhubarb and adding it to a moreish rhubarb cake.

Elder flowers

Elder trees

January 2022

These trees have been associated with magic and witchcraft for a long time, explains Penny Woodward.

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