In Gardening Australia ep. 11 2018 Costa is with our wonderful native wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary in Victoria, where he’s dipped into the archives to bring you a collection of stories that will not only inform you, but inspire you to create a garden where the whole family feels at home.
Gardening Australia ep. 11 2018 :
A Passion for Passata
When Tino’s parents make passata, the whole family gets involved. Tino explains how it all happens and how the great tomato sauce tradition started.
Millie creates a living cubby house for children by planting an edible, green tepee hidden away amongst the flowers.
Give Bugs a Chance
Sophie enlists the help of an insect expert to find out how most creepy crawlies are welcome garden allies rather than something to be feared or loathed.
What’s in a Name
Jerry explains why knowing scientific plant names is the key to gardening success.
Sophie meets an inspiring young gardener whose life has been completely transformed since he discovered his love of – and skill at – gardening.
Millie pots up a toy truck, proving that succulents really can grow just about anywhere!
Josh shows how to create a play-friendly space in a garden, using his own children and backyard for inspiration.
Jerry introduces his lawn-mowing guinea pigs!
Costa visits a retirement home where chickens play a socialising role.
Sowing a Seed
Jane visits a Salvation Army centre that shows gardens are places where people, as well as plants, can grow.
Jobs for the Weekend
Seasonal advice on jobs to do in the garden this weekend.