Plants & Vegetables

A rotary hoe is a quick way of converting turf to garden beds.

From lawn to vegies

March 2011

PHIL DUDMAN explains how to dig up a patch of lawn and get started growing nutritious vegies.

Autumn is the time to be planting garlic

How to grow organic garlic

March 2011

Autumn is the time to be planting organic garlic. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips for getting you started.

The eldest sister, sweetcorn, is stealing the limelight from the snake beans and

How to grow the three sisters: part 4

March 2011

The eldest sister, sweetcorn, is stealing the limelight from the snake beans and watermelon in SIMON WEBSTER's three sisters experiment.

Propagate lavendar now after the wet, humid summer

How to propagate organic herbs

March 2011

A wet humid summer in many areas has taken it's toll on our favourite Mediterranean type herbs. PHIL DUDMAN says it's a good time to be propagating replacements, and shares his secrets for success.

Ceylon spinach challenge

March 2011

Ceylon spinach is a fantastic plant to grow in summer to provide lots of leafy greens from the organic garden when other favorites are out of season. Some find it a little slimey when cooked, but PHIL DUDMAN has discovered the secret to preparing this vegetable with some yummy Ceylon spinach recipes.

Need inspiration for your cucumber yields? Read on!

Asian Cucumber Salad

March 2011

More cucumbers than you can cope with? PHIL DUDMAN shares another tasty recipe for enjoying this most prolific summer crop.

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