Gardening Australia episode 41 2019: Clarence Slockee meets a local gardening legend in Kiama, Costa Georgiadis drops into the trial garden at the Sydney Botanic Gardens, Jane Edmanson plants out three productive pots and Millie Ross explores sub-alpine flora.
Gardening Australia has always provided practical, trustworthy and credible gardening advice to inspire and entertain. Inspiring, entertaining and full of practical advice, join Costa Georgiadis and the team as they unearth gardening ideas, meet avid gardeners and look at some of the most inspiring gardens from across the country.
Gardening Australia episode 41 2019
The Hills are Alive
Millie travels to Kosciusko National Park, to explore the unique alpine flora of this iconic Australian landscape.
FAQs – Bulbs for dry gardens | Double flowers | Ants in compost
Gardening Australia presenters answer commonly asked gardening questions.
Tino Carnevale shares one of Peter Cundall’s classic tips for growing corn. Tino is planting some corn, which needs a lot of nutrients and water. He shares a recipe for fertiliser that he learnt from Peter Cundall
Feeding the Village
Sophie visits a small-scale market garden in Willunga, where a group of young farmers grow food for the village next door. Sophie is visiting the Aldinga Arts and Eco Village, which is home to about 400 people interested in sustainability.
Like many of her neighbours at the village, Lucy O’Connell was growing vegies in her backyards but long-term they wanted to set up a farm on the common land next door. They set up a farm plan for a market garden but had to bring in expert help to set it up – which is where Nat Wiseman comes in.
Plants on Trial
Costa drops into the trial gardens at Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens where they are growing the latest plant cultivars for Aussie backyards.
Clarence meets a local legend whose idea of a backyard extends far beyond the boundaries of his home garden.
Jane shares some cracking combinations for planting out productive pots.
Jerry shares his crafty tips for turning his garden harvest into some home-made lotions and potions.
My Garden Path – Maranoa Gardens
We meet the horticultural experts behind the historic Maranoa gardens, famous for its pioneering use of native plants.