Articles by Peter Cundall

Peter Cundall harvests apples

Apple of Peter's eye

August 6, 2018

Peter Cundall loves apples. Here he reveals his all-time favourite heritage cultivars. 

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A life-giving revolution

February 8, 2018

In our 100th issue, Peter Cundall reflects on the organic growing movement and its role in countering the destructive effects of industrial agriculture. 

Peter Cundall and fruit trees

On fruit patrol

December 14, 2017

There can be some nasty pests and diseases in the summer orchard.
Try Peter Cundall's trusted control methods.

Peter Cundal liming in early winter

It's elementary

May 30, 2017

Elements and trace elements are essential to plant health, so deficiencies
can lead to a wide range of plant problems, writes Peter Cundall.

 

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Viva la revolution!

May 16, 2017

Peter Cundall celebrates the organic ‘revolution’ and invites you to join him in growing food in your urban space. 

Peter Cundall and 'Two Peters' kale

Kale is king

May 31, 2013

Easy to grow and a rich food source – could anything be better than growing your own organic kale, asks PETER CUNDALL.

What is Organics?

May 29, 2013

Gardening legend PETER CUNDALL outlines the principles of growing organically.

Life Lessons

July 23, 2012

PETER CUNDALL reflects on his lifelong journey of learning about organic gardening.

As a child during the Great Depression of the 1930s, I grew vegetables organically, but didn’t know it. In those days, few people knew what organics was all about anyway. And artificial fertilisers and poisonous sprays were unaffordable, so my little patch remained pure.

Turnips & Parsnips

March 25, 2012

PETER CUNDALL says easy-to-grow ‘old-fashioned’ turnips and parsnips are back in vogue with their distinctive flavours and textures.