Grow your food

Meet Phil


ABC North Coast Radio Good Gardening

Horticultural Editor ABC Gardening Australia Magazine
Author Down-to-Earth Garden Design (ABC Books)

Phil is the Horticultural Editor for ABC Gardening Australia Magazine and resident Garden Guru and talkback radio host of ABC North Coast's Good Gardening program which can be heard every Saturday morning 8.30-9.30am. He is a regular stage presenter at gardening events across Australia such as Queensland Garden Expo and Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Phil has been a television presenter on channel 9's Garden Gurus and Prime 7 News, is a regular YouTuber and  author of three books for ABC Books including Down to Earth Garden Design. Informative and entertaining, the award-winning writer and presenter has a straightforward approach to gardening and growing food that inspires and resonates with audiences everywhere. 

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Gardening Australia Magazine


Horticultural editor and devoted food grower, Phil is a regular contributor to ABC Gardening Australia magazine, preparing articles on what to plant, pick and tend in the edible garden each month and helping to solve some of the typical problems faced by gardeners.

"Turn off the news and build a garden"
Lucas Nelson (Willie's son)

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Grow Your Food 


Imagine eating fresh organic food from your garden every day of the year. If you've always wanted to learn how to grow your food or you'd like to boost your organic gardening skills, join Phil Dudman for a special one day workshop and benefit from his 30 years experience. Learn about the easy no dig gardening method and the amazing productivity you can achieve when applying some of the systems Phil has put into practice in his patch. Discover simple organic solutions to some of the problems you've had in your own garden. The day includes a delicious garden-inspired lunch from Michelle at One Fine Kitchen. Make this the year you start enjoying more fresh organic food from your backyard.

Places are limited. PLEASE book early to avoid disappointment.

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Come and enjoy a fabulous day at one of our

GROW YOUR FOOD workshops

in my backyard patch in Lismore

Workshop Testimonials

"Most enjoyable and informative day. It was perfect for me."

Sarah, avid gardener