Harvesting ginger

Ginger Selfy

Phil’s bumper ginger harvest – grown from just one small 2cm peice

I must say, my ginger harvest this year is nothing short of sensational. I’m enjoying massive returns with very little effort. That’s the fun in growing ginger; you … Continue reading →

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Gone potty with my garden

juls herb garden

Having just moved house we haven’t quite got the garden bed established as yet. I was having withdrawals not being able to pop out into the garden to pick at least some herbs.

Thank goodness for pots, I have gone … Continue reading →

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My subversive (garden) plot

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How to Harvest Corn

Corn ready for harvesting

Corn ready for harvesting
Photo: Phil Dudman

Corn is a demanding crop. It wants everything you can throw at it… lots of compost and manure before planting, regular feeding with organic fertilisers and plenty of water… but the harvest makes … Continue reading →

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Szechuan eggplant

Szechuan Eggplant Photo: Sean Watson

Szechuan Eggplant
Photo: Sean Watson

We had such a great time presenting at this years Melbourne International Flower Show. Phil talked eggplants and I cooked them. It was a very popular dish, so give this Szechuan eggplant dish a whirl. … Continue reading →

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Phil’s Eggplant Issue’s Resolved

0711 135One of the most important crops in my summer garden is eggplant, but I must admit, I’ve had some serious failures in the past… as we all do as gardeners… but hey, that’s how we learn.

I live in the … Continue reading →

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Homegrown Ginger

I’m a bit of a raver when I get going, and one thing that’s guaranteed to get me going every time is ginger. It’s just so incredibly easy to grow and I’ve been on a mission to get ginger lovers … Continue reading →

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Good Golly Miss Cauli

Hands up if you relate to cauliflower with a dish that consists of boiled florets covered in a white cheese sauce and baked? That’s what a lot of Aussies grew up with but there is soooo much more to cauliflower.… Continue reading →

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