How to grow and harvest sweet corn

Home-grown sweetcorn is a real delight, and, with some of the most recent hybrids, remarkably easy to grow. Sowing to harvest: 12 to 16 weeks. Yield: At least two cobs to a plant. Conditions preferred: Cool temperate to subtropical. Positioning: Open and sunny. Soil: Any, if enriched with compost. Sowing and planting The soil for … Read more

Sweetcorn as carp bait

In recent years swectcorn has proved to be one of the best carp baits. Often referred to as particle bait, sweetcorn is not only an excellent carp bait but equally effective for tench, roach and. On some waters, barbel. Sweet-corn can be bought frozen or in tins. The juice which is found with tinned sweetcorn … Read more