March 7, 2011

gardening australia s22e04 2011.

Sophie Thomson profiles some of her favourite plants for late season colour. Jerry Coleby- Williams checks his potted produce, digs in his spectacular green manure and plants nematode resistant crops - corn and amaranth, and John Patrick visits a newly planted garden to explain how to design around mature trees and what to do to make the most of them.

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March 3, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e03 2006.

Air date : 7th April 2006

Monty begins a new project at Berryfields - a garden in the shade. Carol is busy in the alpine garden, and visits the Garden House in Devon to take a look at her favourite group of plants that grow underneath the canopies of trees - Woodlanders.

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February 28, 2011

gardening australia s22e03 2011.

Stephan Ryan updates the Vegie Guide - looking at what's good to plant in vegie gardens, around the country, while Tino Carnevale updates us on what's been happening at the Vegie Patch over summer, tends to the tomatoes, beans and corn and checks the progress of his giant pumpkin.

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February 27, 2011

costa’s garden odyssey s01.

Costa’s Garden Odyssey is a ground breaking magazine style series that allows this unique Greek Garden Guru an opportunity to do what he does best – spread his green wisdom while communicating with people and celebrating cultures and community in a way never seen before on Australian television.

Costa’s Garden Odyssey shows us how to tread lightly – embracing nature’s cycles and seasons, investigating and championing local produce from it’s source, and illustrating that in gardens, plants aren’t the only things that grow… people do to.

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February 25, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e02 2006.

Air date : 31st March 2006

Monty gives us a tour of Berryfields and updates us on the progress of the nation's favourite garden. He's busy with the vegetable garden, and has big plans for sowing and planting new crops.

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February 22, 2011

gardening australia s22e02 2011.

Jane Edmanson visits comedian Dave Lawson to check out his garden, solve some problems and give him a hand to make it bloom, Leonie Norrington is planting vegies in her Top End garden and Josh Byrne visits a spectacular award-winning garden in the hills outside Perth to meet the brilliant gardener behind it all.

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February 18, 2011

life in the garden – the last resort.

Hostile pressures on the countryside mean that the garden has become more important. If we were to put all the gardens in the UK together it would make the largest refuge in this country for wildlife. This would make a place for plants, animals and insects, where they can hide, where they can breed.

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February 16, 2011

gardening australia s22e01 2011.

Stephen Ryan meets a couple in their beautiful sprawling suburban garden, which has been a joy to them for more than three decades, but also speaks of families who worked and loved it in the past. Jerry Coleby-Williams shows how he makes his cucumbers, zucchini and pumpkin plants fruit more successfully by giving nature a bit of a helping hand in the vegetable patch, Sophie Thomson highlights the rules for nurturing citrus trees and protecting them from disease and pests.

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February 9, 2011

the victorian farm.

Wearing period clothes and using only the materials that would have been available in 1885, historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn are going back in time to relive the day-to-day life of the Victorian farmer.

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February 1, 2011

gardening australia s21e48 2010.

Air date 29nd Jan 2011. Season Final.

Sophie Thomson visits a bustling spring garden to show her favourite plants for colour and cut flowers. Leonie Norrington chats to Stephanie Alexander at the launch of The Kitchen Garden Foundation in The Top End to discuss how they are growing a new generation of gardeners, and Clarence Slockee visits the Mt Annan Botanic Garden about 60 km south west of Sydney to find out about a unique piece of remnant woodland and what they are doing to preserve it.

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