GROW

The under-utilised choko is a great winter crop!

Give chokos a go

May 2011

Chokos are at their productive peak, but there must be more to cooking them than smothering them in white sauce. PHIL DUDMAN puts the challenge to his foodie buddy Julie Ray.

Lemons

Secrets to Lemon Success

May 2011

Gardening writers get asked more questions about growing lemon trees than anything else. They're a perennial favourite, and given the right treatment are one of the most productive trees in the garden. Justin Russell shares his lemon growing secrets.

Heirloom Peas

Become a Backyard Conservationist

May 2011

With the world facing a sixth mass extinction crisis, Justin Russell highlights the need for gardeners to play a role in conserving domestic plant species.

Why I love Wombok

May 2011

Give me a Chinese Cabbage before a European Cabbage any day, reports PHIL DUDMAN

Now is the time to plant peas!

How to plant peas

April 2011

The conditions are perfect for planting peas. PHIL DUDMAN shares his secrets for a bumper organic harvest.

Heirloom Apple Illustration

The joy of home grown apples

April 2011

The number of apple varieties in cultivation has fallen off a cliff in the last 100 years, and commercial orchardists just aren't interested. It's time for gardeners to rediscover the wonders of home grown apples, writes Justin Russell.

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