Showing posts with label Gardening Australia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gardening Australia. Show all posts

Gardening Australia ep.21 2017

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining gardeners around the world.
Jerry meets a couple passionate about cycads; Costa visits an unconventional suburban garden; Millie plants some fruit trees and Jane shares her gardening story.


1. An Unconventional Garden
Costa visits a suburban garden with plenty of personality and quirk
2. Double Delight
Jerry visits a couple who meld their passions for cycads and bromeliads in one beautiful garden
3. Coriander for Life
Tino shows us how we can have coriander forever!
4. Low Maintenance Zone
Josh plants some natives that will do well in a hot, dry spot in his garden
5. My Garden Path - Jane Edmanson
Jane shares her gardening story with us, from shy school girl to Gardening Australia presenter
6. Fruitful Planting
Millie makes the most of winter and plants a variety of fruit trees
7. Plant Profile - Aloes
Sophie profiles some of her favourite Aloes

Gardening Australia ep.21 2017
Gardening Australia ep.21 2017

Gardening Australia ep.20 2017

Tino gets some tips on growing organic apples; Sophie builds an unusual home for native bees; Costa grows a tea garden and guest presenter Carolyn tells you where to start when creating a garden from scratch.


1. Plant Profile - Hooker's Banksia
This native shrub produces magnificent flowers that look great in the garden or as a cut flower
2. Getting Started
Guest presenter Carolyn Blackman shows us where to start when planting a garden from scratch
3. Saving Eggplant Seed
Jerry gives us a useful seed-saving tip
4. Bee Hotel
Sophie turns an old television into a home for native bees
5. Andrew's Apples
Tino get some tips from an organic apple grower
6. FAQs - Lumpy Lemon Tree | Indoor Herbs
Jane and Sophie answer two commonly asked gardening questions.
7. Training a Climber
Millie shows us how to train a climber to properly cover a wall
8. Tea Thyme
Costa plants a garden for making different types of tea

Gardening Australia ep.20 2017
Gardening Australia ep.20 2017

Gardening Australia ep.19 2017

Tino visits a colourful garden, Sophie gets stuck into pruning, Costa visits an award winning garden, Angus profiles native groundcovers and we meet a botanical photographic artist.


1. A Small Water Garden
John creates a water garden using native aquatic plants
2. Plant Profile - Eucalyptus caesia
Want an elegant native tree for the garden? It's hard to go past the Silver Princess
3. Bring in the Bees
Costa recommends some flowers that are sure to attract pollinating bees
4. Excess Produce - Chilli Oil
Find out how to use excess chillies to flavour olive oil
5. Persian Carpet
Josh visits an enthusiastic gardener who has transformed his suburban block and adjoining verge into an eclectic mix of plants
6. Raspberries and Rhubarb
Millie gets stuck into some seasonal propagating in her vegie patch

Gardening Australia ep.19 2017
Gardening Australia ep.19 2017

Gardening Australia ep.18 2017

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining gardeners around the world.


Jane visits a clivia enthusiast and gets some propagating tips; Jerry shows us how he transformed his suburban block into a productive garden; and we join a young indigenous leader inspiring others to get to know the bush.

Gardening Australia ep.18 2017
Gardening Australia ep.18 2017

Gardening Australia ep.17 2017

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining gardeners around the world.
Tino visits an inspirational prison garden; Millie shows us how to fine-tune our potting mix; Josh fills his office with indoor plants; and Costa and guest presenter Indira visit a small but special community garden.


1. Indoor Inspiration
Josh fills his new office space with plants to create a healthy, happy and plant-filled indoor space
2. Wayside Bondi
Costa and Indira visit a community group that grow food in a challenging garden for use in their kitchen
3. FAQs - Dividing Salvias | Lime or Dolomite? | Wisteria not Flowering
Jane tells us when to divide salvias, Jerry gives his citrus some calcium and Josh offers solutions for a non-flowering wisteria
4. Mixing It Up
Millie serves a bag of potting mix three ways to cater for the needs of different plants in her garden
5. Excess Produce - Kale Chips
Here's a great way to use up any excess kale you've grown in the vegie Garden!

Gardening Australia ep.17 2017
Gardening Australia ep.17 2017


Gardening Australia ep.16 2017

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining gardeners around the world.
Jerry visits a PNG inspired garden; Jane meets a young couple with the gardening bug; Costa protects some plants with wildlife friendly netting; and a plant collector shows us some of his favourites.


1. My Garden Path - David Fripp
We meet plant collector David Fripp who shows us around his nursery filled with interesting and beautiful plants
2. Lime and Gypsum
Tino talks us through the differences between lime and gypsum
3. Growing Home
Jerry visits a friend and neighbour who grows food plants from her homeland of Papua New Guinea
4. A Colourful Collaboration
Jane visits a young couple who have transformed a garden on a sloping block
5. Filling the Gaps
Josh demonstrates how you can fill gaps in the garden
6. Nifty Netting
Costa uses wildlife-friendly netting to protect a vegie patch
7. Winter Cheer
Sophie profiles a winter flowering Kniphofia that will add colour to the garden in the winter months.

Gardening Australia ep.16 2017
Gardening Australia ep.16 2017

Gardening Australia ep.15 2017

Costa tries some tasty flowers; guest presenter Indira visits a rooftop hospital garden; John shares some tips for small gardens; Sophie makes a cute planter from a gourd; and Peter Cundall celebrates his 90th birthday. Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining gardeners around the world.


1. Edible Flowers
Costa shows us some of his favourite edible flowers
2. Tricks of the Trade
John visits a suburban garden and shares hints and tips for designing for small spaces
3. Propagating Cassava
Jerry gives some tips on how to propagate cassava
4. Georgeous Gourds
Sophie makes a cute succulent planter out of a gourd she has grown in her garden
5. Rooftop Respite
Guest presenter Indira Naidoo visits a rooftop garden purpose built for the patients and staff at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre
6. Happy Birthday Peter
Tino joins the celebrations for Peter Cundall's 90th birthday in "Pete's Patch" at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

Gardening Australia ep.15 2017
Gardening Australia ep.15 2017

Gardening Australia ep.14 2017

Jane explores a protea collection; Tino looks at trees with beautiful bark; Millie gets stuck into some winter jobs; Costa visits a Bondi garden verge; and we learn why flies are so important in the garden.


1. My Garden Path - Dr Bryan Lessard
CSIRO Entomologist and fly enthusiast Dr. Bryan Lessard explains why flies are so incredibly important not only in the garden but for our global ecosystem
2. A Plethora of Proteas
Jane is at the National Rhododendron Garden in Victoria to check out their stunning Protea collection
3. Excess Produce - Preserved Lemons
Here's a great way to use up any excess lemons
4. Winter Work
Millie gets stuck into some winter gardening jobs
5. Beautiful Bark
Tino shows us some tree species that have gorgeous bark, providing beauty all year round
6. A Garden Salon
Costa is in Bondi visiting an eclectic garden verge that has been established with nothing more than cuttings and the hard work of a hairdresser and his two sons
7. FAQs - Kitchen Scraps Under Mulch | Watering in Winter
Jerry tells us whether it's possible to put kitchen scraps under mulch and Josh gives some tips on watering the garden in winter.

Gardening Australia ep.14 2017
Gardening Australia ep.14 2017

Gardening Australia ep.13 2017

Jerry gives tips on picking a palm; Josh shows how to make the most of tight garden spaces; Costa visits a stunning Canberra garden; Sophie gives some horticultural haircuts and Tino grows a green manure crop.


1. Picking a Palm
Jerry gives some great advice on how to pick the right palm for your garden
2. Soup and Salad
Jane plants some delicious winter treats - a soup pot and a salad bowl - to go by her back door for easy access to ingredients
3. FAQs - Worms in Compost | Best Mulch | Premium Potting Mixes
Millie tells us whether we should add worms to the compost, Tino explains what makes the best mulch and Jane tells us whether we should spend money on premium potting mix
4. Tight Spaces
Josh gives some clever planting tips on how you can make the most of small, tight spaces in the garden
5. Horticultural Haircuts
Sophie gives some of her grassy-leaved plants a bit of a post-summer haircut
6. Green Manure
Tino demonstrates a cheap, easy and fun way to improve soil quality - using a green manure crop
7. A Canberra Gem
Costa drops in on a gorgeous Canberra garden that is chocked to the brim with plants - truly a collector's delight!

Gardening Australia ep.13 2017
Gardening Australia ep.13 2017

Gardening Australia ep.12 2017

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining gardeners around the world.
Millie shows how renters can quickly grow an established garden; John visits a garden with striking formal design; Indira explores a constructed wetland in Sydney; and Costa visits a community compost group.


1. Clean and Green
Jerry demonstrates why lifting, dividing and propagating a ginger in his garden helps to keep his hair shiny and manageable!
2. Excess Produce - No-wilt Leafy Greens!
We show you a great tip on how to keep greens like spring onions fresher for longer
3. Compact Formality
John visits a low maintenance garden in Melbourne that is striking for its formal, minimalistic, design
4. Wasteland to Wetland
Indira explores Sydney Park Wetlands, which has been transformed from a disused industrial site into an ecological heartland
5. Renters Rule!
Millie gives some tips on how renters can quickly grow a gorgeous, established garden even if you're on a short lease and a shoestring budget
6. Plant Profile - Archillea 'Moonshine'
We profile a gorgeous plant that suits all soil types and flowers all summer long
7. Waste Not, Want Not
Costa visits a volunteer-run, not-for-profit composting group who are turning community waste into community gold.

Gardening Australia ep.12 2017
Gardening Australia ep.12 2017

Gardening Australia ep.11 2017

Josh meets some volunteer gardeners who help the elderly; Tino makes a chilli pesticide; Costa explores native plants that are edible; Jerry Coleby-Williams talks about how his life revolves around plants.


1. My Garden Path - Jerry Coleby-Williams
Discover how plants have influenced every part of Jerry's life
2. Autumn Alliums
Sophie plants a variety of autumn alliums and gives some great tips on how to prolonging your harvest
3. Native Nibbles
Costa visits the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens to explore the surprising diversity of native plants that are edible
4. Helping Hands
Josh meets a group of volunteers in Perth who do gardening maintenance for the elderly and physically disabled, allowing them to stay in their homes and continue to enjoy their gardens
5. Plant Profile - Tree Echium
We profile a gorgeous plant that towers four metres high and is a great magnet for bees
6. Chilli Spray
Tino shows how easy it is to make a chilli pesticide using chillies and some everyday products from around the house
7. FAQs - Easy seed saving | Leaves as mulch | Tip Pruning
Tino demonstrates an easy seed to save, Millie gives some tips on how to use fallen leaves for mulch and Josh tells us why to tip prune.

Gardening Australia ep.11 2017
Gardening Australia ep.11 2017

Gardening Australia ep.10 2017

Indira checks out an urban green wall garden; Costa explores the vibrant native plants of Mt Penang; Tino uses leftover garden waste to create hot compost & John visits an elegant garden filled with pockets of green spaces.


1. Going Up
Indira visits journalist, Quentin Dempster, to check out how he's making the most of his tiny backyard by gardening in the only space available - up the walls!

2. Urban Elegance
John visits a sloping block that, with clever design, has been turned into a garden filled with pockets of private green spaces

3. Plant Profile - Kiwi Fruit
Tino gives some tips on growing kiwi fruit

4. Hot Compost
Got lots of garden waste leftover at the end of the growing season? Instead of putting it into landfill, Tino shows how it can be used to create soil-improving hot compost

5. Plant Profile - Chilean Jasmine
Sophie profiles a sweet-smelling, climbing flower that withstands the frosty Adelaide weather

6. Mt Penang
Costa heads to the NSW Central Coast to explore the vibrant range of native plants on show at Mt Penang Gardens

Gardening Australia ep.10 2017
Gardening Australia ep.10 2017

Gardening Australia ep.9 2017

Sophie visits an historic garden property in the Adelaide Hills, Costa and Jane help build a garden that is accessible to everyone, Angus explores Sydney's Barangaroo reserve, and Millie makes a cubby out of plants.
Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining Australian gardeners around the world.


1. Barangaroo
Angus visits a former industrial site in Sydney that's been transformed into a naturalistic foreshore reserve
2. Planty Shanty
Millie shows how plants can be used to build a cubby house
3. Carrick Hill
Sophie visits one of Adelaide's favourite historic garden properties, Carrick Hill
4. Strawberry Patch Update
Tino gives an update on his strawberry patch experiment
5. A Garden for Everyone
Costa and Jane visit a group home and help create a garden that is accessible to everyone
6. Multiplying Plants
Josh shows how to divide grasses and clumping perennials.

Gardening Australia ep.9 2017
Gardening Australia ep.9 2017

Gardening Australia ep.8 2017

Costa explores the gardens of Parliament House; Sophie visits a stunning garden in the Coonawarra region; Tino plants autumn root vegetables & guest presenter Indira Naidoo sees a carpark transformed into a botanical paradise.



Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining gardeners around the world.

Gardening Australia ep.8 2017
Gardening Australia ep.8 2017

Gardening Australia - Easter Special ep.7 2017

In a one hour Easter special Costa dyes eggs & learns the horticultural history of chocolate; Sophie makes "egghead" seed pots; Tino visits a wildlife sanctuary in Tasmania & Millie makes a holiday herb basket.


Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic, and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining all gardeners around the world.

Gardening Australia - Easter Special ep.7 2017
Gardening Australia - Easter Special ep.7 2017

Gardening Australia ep.06 2017

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic, and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining all Australian gardeners around the world.



Be Our Guest: 
Costa drops into the balcony garden of Gardening Australia's new guest presenter - Indira Naidoo!
Training Trees: 
Tino gives us some great tips on how to train trees using espaliering.
Excess Produce 
Chilli Powder: A great solution for preserving excess chillies from the vegie patch.
Stunning in Spring: 
Sophie explores a gorgeous English-style garden in the Clare Valley filled with stunning roses - and gets some great tips on caring for them too!
Three Years On:
Josh shows us how his garden has evolved over three years and gets stuck into some jobs to help reinvent and rejuvenate the space.
Worlds within Worlds:
Jane heads to a Melbourne nursery specialising in native plants and shows us how these species can be used to create beautiful terrariums.


Gardening Australia ep.33 2016

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic, and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining all Australian gardeners around the world.


Native Beauties
Jane visits an expert temperate orchid grower and gets the lowdown on the best way to grow them
Garden Gang
Find out what to do in your garden this weekend from the Garden Gang
Come in Spinner
To make his own seed-raising mix, Costa gets creative and builds a compost sieve with a difference
Reverting Variegation
Sophie shows how you can rectify plants that have reverted from a variegated form to a non-variegated due to stress or poor light
A Gardener's Journey
Jerry travels up the coast from Brisbane to explore a garden brimming with old-fashioned favourites combined in interesting ways
Wild at Heart
Angus checks out a breeding program at Perth's Kings Park and Botanic Garden to find out how 'wild' Western Australia plants are cultivated to thrive in the home garden.

Gardening Australia ep.33 2016
Gardening Australia ep.33 2016

Gardening Australia ep.5 2017

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining Australian gardeners around the world.
Costa visits a Sydney harbourside garden; Sophie gets stuck into some autumn jobs; Jerry explores a Japanese garden; and Jane shows us the benefits of inorganic mulch.


Autumn Means Action
Sophie gets stuck into some autumn jobs
Harbourside Perfection
Costa visits a gorgeous waterfront garden in Darling Harbour that's utilised clever planting to embrace its steep sloping block
FAQs - Non Leaf-Dropping Trees | Fertilising Lawns | Dead-heading
Sophie profiles some trees that don't drop their leaves, Tino explains how often we should fertilize our lawn and Josh gives some tips on deadheading plants
Excess Produce - Herb Cubes
In our series on what to do with excess produce, we look at a great solution for using excess herbs
Spirit of Japan
Jerry explores one of Australia's largest traditional Japanese Gardens nestled in a surprising place - Toowoomba!
Inorganic Mulch
Jane investigates the practical benefits of inorganic mulches and shows us how to best incorporate them into our own garden
The Sweetest Strawberries
Tino profiles one of the world's sweetest fruits

Gardening Australia ep.5 2017
Gardening Australia ep.5 2017

Gardening Australia ep.32 2016

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic, and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining all Australian gardeners around the world.
Josh explores an inspiring bush-style garden; Tino plants spring greens; Jane demonstrates planting seed; Costa checks out colourful spring plants; and we visit a landscape designer's suburban oasis.


Plant Profile: Honeywort
Sophie profiles an old-fashioned favourite - Honeywort
A Spring Walk
Costa delights in the popping displays of spring colour at Sydney's Royal Botanic Garden
FAQs - Edible Flowers | Soil for Potting Mix | Elephant Foot Yams
Jane shares ideas about edible flowers, Angus explains the pitfalls of using soil in containers and Jerry reveals where to source elephant foot yam
Spring Greens
Tino's in The Patch planting up one of the highest-return crops for any time of the year - greens, greens and more greens!
Seed Raising 101
Jane shows how to get the garden brimming by raising your own seedlings
Working with the Conditions
Josh meets two botanists who've overhauled a tired garden to create an inspiring natural setting

Gardening Australia ep.32 2016
Gardening Australia ep.32 2016

Gardening Australia ep.4 2017

Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic, and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining all Australian gardeners around the nation.


Splitting the Hive
We return to Costa's old primary school to split the native beehive that he placed in the grounds a few years back
The Leafy Lounge
Millie shows us how we can grow a luscious leafy lounge using upcycled materials and, of course, plants
Outside In
Jane visits a house that's packed to the brim with magnificent indoor plants and gets some tips on how to keep them in tip-top condition
What To Do This Weekend - Temp | Cool | Arid (March)
Sophie gives us tips on planting our first batch of winter vegies, Tino prunes his pome fruit and Josh shows us how to control citrus leafminer
The Caretaker
Angus explores the stunning garden of late journalist Richard Carleton, and meets his widow Sharon who is now the its caretaker
Plant Profile - Marlborough Rock Daisy
Tino profiles a drought tolerant daisy
Propagating Coleus
Jerry shows us some great techniques for propagating coleus

Gardening Australia ep.4 2017
Gardening Australia ep.4 2017