Tino Carnevale meets friends who met via a garden program, Costa Georgiadis builds a frog bog at a preschool, Sophie Thomson meets volunteers who have replanted a woodland and Jerry Coleby-Williams looks at volunteer plants.
Gardening Australia ep. 18 2018
Costa digs deep to build and plant out a frog bog at a Sydney preschool, making it a welcoming space for both the future frog inhabitants and the young visitors
FAQs – Non-flowering yucca | Over-fertilising | Deadheading
Gardening Australia presenters answer commonly asked gardening questions
Tino meets two gardeners who became friends through a program that matches older residents with volunteers to share the garden load
Some plants self-seed best when left alone, and Jerry has found a way to work with this natural habit to fill the gaps in his garden for free
Restoring the Woodland
Sophie meets some of the hard-working volunteers who have spent decades restoring a woodland at Adelaide’s Waite Arboretum
Josh Byrne loves having chicken at his home in Perth, and particularly loves being able to reuse their manure in the garden. He makes liquid manure using a handful of chicken poo in a watering can. He first breaks it up then, once it’s dissolved and mixed through the liquid, he removes the rose (to avoid it clogging up) and waters the nitrogen-rich solution over his vegies.
A Simple Seat
Millie Ross shows a simple way to build a temporary garden seat
Christine Williams loves her job landscaping a Sydney cemetery, where the gardens are designed with both the dead and the living in mind
Paul’s Unbeetable Soup
Paul West shares his recipe for transforming home-grown beetroot into a wonderful warming soup