Josh Byrne takes us on a tour of WA’s best wildflowers, Sophie Thomson visits a date farm, Millie Ross & Squid go hunting for truffles and Tino Carnevale checks out the giant pumpkins at an old-style country show.
For almost 30 years Gardening Australia has provided practical, trustworthy and credible gardening advice to inspire and entertain. Join Costa Georgiadis and the team as they traverse the country unearthing the best gardens.
Gardening Australia ep. 22 2018
A Spectacular Show
The eye-dazzling colour of Western Australia’s spring wildflowers are world famous for a good reason – Josh heads outback to share some of the dramatic plants and landscapes.
Gardening on the Edge
Sophie meets an artist who is inspired by her Fleurieu Peninsula home and the plants that thrive in her garden, despite the tough coastal conditions
Turning the Tide
Costa visits Montague Island to learn how Kikuyu grass is threatening the Little Penguins that breed there – and how locals are fighting back to save them
Can Millie’s dog Squid be trained to sniff out truffles? Millie takes her to a truffle farm for a test run and to see how the highly prized fungi is grown
The Purple House
Jane explores a garden full of traditional medicine plants that has been created at an Alice Springs clinic as part of the patients’ healing process
A Labour of Love
Sophie Thomson learns all about growing date palms
Tino goes to the Bream Creek Show to check out the great vegies and produce, including some of the biggest pumpkins he’s ever seen
Tino has some tips on identifying when pumpkins are ready to be picked
My Garden Path – Dr Rod Fensham
We meet Dr Rod Fensham, a passionate plant ecologist, whose work at the University of Queensland requires him to fully understand the conservation of Queensland flora
Deep in the far north Queensland rainforest lies a ruined castle set in glorious tropical gardens; Jerry visits to discover who built it and why