Organic sweet corn thrives in the heat.

How to grow sweet corn

Wed, 24/11/2010 - 10:04am

PHIL DUDMAN explains how to prepare your organic garden for a super crop of sweet corn

On the Spice Trail

Mon, 08/11/2010 - 6:04pm

There’s no need to wait for spices to arrive via ancient trade routes. In the right climate you can grow your own and savour the heady fragrance and flavours of a fresh harvest. NICK ROMANOWSKI...

Caught red handed

Mon, 27/09/2010 - 10:25am

The suburbs are full of neglected fruiting trees, bearing bucket loads of organic produce ripe for the picking. PHIL DUDMAN calls it ‘the fine art of foraging’, only this week he was caught in the...

Peas and harmony

Sat, 18/09/2010 - 8:30pm

A cover crop has provided an unexpected bounty, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Go kumara go

Fri, 17/09/2010 - 10:43am

If you struggle to grow decent crop of spuds in the summer then why don’t you try sweet potato, says PHIL DUDMAN, and now is the time to get planting.

Checklist for spring

Tue, 03/08/2010 - 12:13pm

Is your vegie garden spring ready? PHIL DUDMAN has some tasks you can put into action now.

Home turf

Thu, 29/07/2010 - 4:10pm

The British are lounging about outdoors, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Nagami Cumquat

Show your citrus some lovin’

Tue, 20/07/2010 - 12:09pm

If you’ve been enjoying a bumper crop of citrus this year, now is the time to give something back reports PHIL DUDMAN.

English Spinach

Pick of the spinach

Mon, 17/05/2010 - 9:12am

Of all the so called ‘spinach’s’, English spinach has the superior flavour and texture according to PHIL DUDMAN and now is the time to plant in most parts of the country.