Penny is a dedicated organic gardener with a degree in botany and zoology. She is horticultural editor for Organic Gardener Magazine and has her own websites on edible and useful plants at pennywoodward.com.au, and on garlic at australiangarlic.net.au. Penny is also on the board of the AGIA and is the head judge in the Fresh Garlic Category at the Australian Food Awards.
She will be speaking at the Garlic Institute about the varieties of garlic and their distinctive features, and Penny will also provide her specialist advice on successful garlic growing for the home gardener.
Penny will also have a stall in the Garlic and Greens Precinct, where she will be selling her acclaimed books, including Tomato: Know, Sow, Grow, Feast, which she co-authored in 2018.