How to keep your brain healthy Read more...
Scottsdale Tours - Visit New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific Read more...
How your Will can help others long after you've gone Read more...
Become a GrownUp and join our Community. Stay up to date with our weekly newsletter, discuss topics with other members, grab some great member-only offers and so much more.
Select the radio station you would like to listen to live.
Member since 05 Jan 2008
Member from Stoke
I have about 12 plants in the garden, with up to 5 cobs on each, the silks are just turning brown. I took a peek into one cob & it wasn't ready the corns were still white. How much longer should I leave these before trying again?
Must be more patient!!
Member since 07 Dec 2007
Member from Reporoa
It is hard to be patient whilst growing sweet corn! I usually wait until the silks on the cob are dark brown and then as my grandmother used to say - you pick and then run to the kitchen, peel and plunge into the pot! Enjoy!
Member since 06 Sep 2008
Member from Turangi
they are also delicious cooked in the microwave for four mins. I have always picked corn when the silk is darkest brown.cheers and enjoy!
I think I'll wait a couple of weeks - they are so yummy with butter & salt...
Member since 05 Dec 2006
Member from Morrinsville
and pepper---YUM !
To post a comment on this discussion please log in or register