Gardening Australia episode 41 2018

Gardening Australia episode 41

We tour the gardens of five finalists for the 2018 Gardener of the Year award. Costa Georgiadis solves inner-city problems in Leigh Sales’ garden. Millie Ross shows how to make seeding pots from newspaper.



Gardening Australia episode 41 2018


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The Gardening Report

Costa calls in to visit 7.30 host Leigh Sales to see her new garden and offer some tips on how to solve problems facing a lot of inner-city gardeners

Gardener of the Year Finalist (1) – Queensland

Keven and Amanda Corbett find joy sharing the work in in their Toowoomba garden, which combines a formal frontage with an artistically exuberant retreat

Gardener of the Year Finalist (2) – New South Wales

John Le Messurier has led generations of scouts and volunteers as they transformed a former coal mine near Newcastle into a native plant retreat full of wildlife

Gardener of the Year Finalist (3) – South Australia

Brenton Roberts used lots of money-saving ideas to restore a heritage cottage and garden in the Adelaide Hills to a semi-formal wonderland for his family

Gardener of the Year Finalist (4) – Western Australia

Troy Devereux loves the feel of Balinese gardens so much he has created his own tropical paradise in Perth, creating a haven full of colourful bromeliads, palms and other lush plants

Gardener of the Year Finalist (5) – Victoria

Athol and Denise Brand fell in love with a 2-hectare block near Morwell and mass-planted thousands of exotic trees and shrubs to create a garden for all seasons – then added a house

FAQs – Attracting bees | Basil flowering | Transplanting palms

Sophie suggests the best plants for attracting bees, Tino shows how to deal with basil that has gone to seed and Jerry has tips on transplanting palm trees

Tomato Potato Psyllid

Josh shows how to identify and deal with a plant pest newly discovered in Australia – Tomato Potato Psyllid

Newspaper Pots

Millie shows a smart way to make biodegradable seedling pots from newspaper, which can be planted directly into the garden

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