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March 10, 2018

Gardening Australia – New Year Special 2017.

The Gardening Australia team prepare for summer in the garden. Costa visits a miniature garden; herbs to take on holiday; what to plant in January; we revisit the Karen refugee vegetable garden.


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March 10, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e05.

Amid the bare concrete of inner-city Sydney, Costa Georgiadis meets a generous footpath gardener who is supplying the neighbourhood with herbs, as well as being a community garden dynamo, Sophie Thomson travels to Melbourne to meet one of her heroes, Diggers Garden Club founder Clive Blazey, and sees the new garden he has created at his inner-city home, and Coleby-Williams turns up the heat on his marauding possums. Also Josh Byrne puts the finishing touches to his greenhouse project by enclosing the frame with high-tech cladding and shade cloth, Tino Carnevale shows how to build a home-made sieve and Jane looks at a range of plants that add perfume to the garden with their fragrant foliage.


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February 24, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e04.

Tino Carnevale and Millie Ross get creative as they experiment with some unusual vegie-growing containers to spruce up an unloved corner of Hobart’s Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Costa discovers what delights can happen when a garden designer spends nearly 30 years experimenting with plants and ideas in his home garden, Josh gives advice on when to re-pot fruit trees and Jane explains why compost may begin to smell bad and Jerry offers advice on growing a chilli hedge. Josh Byrne visits a stormwater reservoir that has been transformed from a weed-ridden, fenced off eyesore to a native plant haven where neighbours can play and walk and Jane Edmanson demonstrates how to make manure tea for your plants.


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February 11, 2018

Requests

Thanks folks 🙂

(Thanks to Cuums for upping the "Grow Your Own Drugs: A Year with James Wong" book)
(Thanks to Tonton for upping "Jerry Baker's Gardening Wisdom")
(Thanks to cirmaraki for upping 'A Bunch Of Garden Mags' [To be posted when time allows])

February 11, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e03.

Costa and Jane meet an enterprising group of asylum seekers who share their stories and traditions as they prepare a delicious Tamil feast, and visit the organic farm that provides much of the produce for the meal, Tino shows how you can zhuzh up a garden quickly and simply as he helps a family race against time to prepare their home for a big party, and Sophie Thomson visits an organic farm in the Adelaide Hills and discovers the botanicals used to make beauty products. Guest presenter Steven Wells shows one of his earliest garden designs, where he first combined his work as a nurse and gardener to become a horticultural therapist while Josh is planting two dwarf variety red flowering gums in his garden and gives tips on how to give these natives the best start in life.


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February 11, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e02.

Costa builds a street library at the verge - a mini meeting place for bugs, book-worms, seed savers and ‘all round planty folks.’ Jane visits a wonderful cool temperate garden in Olinda Victoria that has been in the family for three generations, and Millie Ross meets a young landscape architect and explores a wetland garden designed to create habitat for all sorts of critters. Jerry Coleby-Williams shows how to grow some citrus from seed, Josh Byrne visits a specialist nursery to check out a range of native plants that are suited to different problem areas while Jerry Coleby-Williams propagates some edible herbs, including those that are perfect for warmer-climate gardens.


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February 10, 2018

Garden Rescue – S02e13.

Charlie Dimmock and award-winning garden designers the Rich brothers compete to design gardens for homeowners around the country.


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February 10, 2018

Garden Makers S02e10.

Presenter Joe Swift and the designers visit a series of far-from-perfect plots, all in need of some horticultural TLC. With beautiful examples of perfect gardens and plenty of inside tips, Garden Makers has it covered!


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February 10, 2018

Garden Makers S02e09.

Presenter Joe Swift and the designers visit a series of far-from-perfect plots, all in need of some horticultural TLC. With beautiful examples of perfect gardens and plenty of inside tips, Garden Makers has it covered!


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January 31, 2018

Gardening Australia s29e01.

Costa Georgiadis visits a former bowls club that has been transformed into a thriving farm in the middle of Sydney and shows how to make a classic Greek favourite straight from the garden, Tino Carnevale shares his tried-and-tested soil recipe for veggie-growing success, and Jane Edmanson explores the history and horticulture at the estate of Aussie icon Dame Nellie Melba, and enjoys a classic dessert made in her honour. Millie Ross tackles the challenge posed by a small, inner-city courtyard by filling it with plants to suit the space – and the owner – with loads of tips for anyone greening a small space.


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