Gardening Australia episode 24 2019: Clarence shares some traditional land management techniques, Millie Ross visits the work of a Taungurung artist, Tino Carnevale plants native edibles at The Patch and Costa Georgiadis meets a D’harawal Elder.
Gardening Australia has always 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 episode 24 2019
Costa is at Mt Annan Botanic Gardens to meet with Aunty Fran, a D’harawal educator, botanist and environmental scientists. Costa visited the Australian Botanic Garden at Mount Annan in Sydney’s south-western outskirts to meet D’harawal Elder, Aunty Fran.
Francis Bodkin is an environmental scientist, botanist, climatologist and author. She’s also an Education Officer at the Mt Annan branch of the Gardens. She spent the day showing Costa how to learn from the plants and animals in the bush.
Tino gets help from a local expert to add some native edible plants to The Patch. Vegetables like broccoli and cabbages have been cultivated for thousands of years in gardens all over the world and we’re very familiar with them. Today, Tino is going to shake things up a bit by adding some Australian native food plants in with the usual vegies at The Patch. Bush foods expert Kris Schaffer has come along to give Tino a hand.
Sharing the Knowledge
Millie meets up with artist Cassie Leatham to learn how she uses indigenous plants in her culturally rich creations.
Keeping the Knowledge Alive
Clarence and Costa travel to the King River south of Katherine, where plants and knowledge are being passed down from one generation to the next.
Josh visits a remote aboriginal school in the Kimberly’s to learn how the schools garden is playing a key role in health and education.
Understanding the Environment
Clarence shares some traditional ways of using plants and natural resources that ensure there are plenty left for future generations.
An Aussie Feast
Renowned Indigenous chef Mark Olive shows Costa how to make a classic dinner with a twist using native ingredients.
My Garden Path – Adam Shipp
We meet an inspiring Indigenous educator who is connecting young people to culture through plants.