GROW

Organic sweet corn thrives in the heat.

How to grow sweet corn

November 2010

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

On the Spice Trail

November 2010

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 whets our appetite.

Caught red handed

September 2010

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 act.

Peas and harmony

September 2010

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

Go kumara go

September 2010

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.

Phil's spring to-do list

August 2010

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

Home turf

July 2010

The British are lounging about outdoors, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Nagami Cumquat

Show your citrus some lovin’

July 2010

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

May 2010

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.

lawns

Lawns - are they goodies or baddies?

April 2010

Gardeners, environmentalists and scientists alike… for years they’ve been debating one of life’s most pressing questions; are lawns good or bad? PHIL DUDMAN is a fan of this Aussie icon, but the latest scientific evidence has him feeling uncertain.

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