What to harvest now

Salad plants

Mustardy marvel

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 4:13pm

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

Garlic and endive

Self-sown bonanza

Mon, 28/08/2017 - 3:32pm

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

Pomegranate fruit

Mellow autumn fruitfulness

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 12:33pm

Discover some unusual fruits that are havested in autumn, says Penny Woodward.

Delicous rose petals

Roses for jam

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 1:38pm

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

Bright red rubarb stems

Rhubarb bounty

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 11:22am

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

Tomatoes of many colours.

Tomato time again!

Wed, 17/02/2016 - 2:41pm

You can never have too many home-grown tomatoes, says PENNY WOODWARD.

Dead spruce and fir trees near Asheville, North Carolina

Forest dieback

Mon, 23/11/2015 - 3:01pm

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

Medlars are a lovely autumn crop

Bletting medlars

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 2:09pm

PENNY WOODWARD advises that this is not a new swear word.

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