Articles by Penny Woodward

Children playing

Garden of hope

November 16, 2017

Penny Woodward writes about an amazing Australian garden project for the children of the Gaza Strip.

Zucchini are a fast growing summer crop

Starting a vegie garden

October 30, 2017

It's not too late, says Penny Woodward, to plant vegies for summer harvesting.

Green broad beans

Broad bean harvesting

October 22, 2017

Broad beans are delicious, good for the soil and easy to grow. Penny Woodward says now is harvest time. 

Flower buds of artichoke

Globe artichoke time

October 8, 2017

They're delicious, unrivalled, flavoursome food, writes Penny Woodward.

Indigo Rose tomatoes

Growing black tommies

September 21, 2017

For sublime flavour try your hand at growing black tomatoes, writes Penny Woodward.

Spreading mulch

Create a slug barrier

September 17, 2017

Peter Cundall first suggested this method of pear and cherry slug control, writes Penny Woodward. 

 

Garlic and endive

Self-sown bonanza

August 28, 2017

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

Florence Fennel

Fennel forever

August 16, 2017

Penny Woodward explores the many uses of fabulous fennel, and includes growing tips and a recipe for fennel butter.

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