Suburban Backyard transformations this week on GARDENING AUSTRALIA


This week, Jane Edmanson meets a gardener who has transformed their suburban backyard into a colourful perennial paradise.

Millie discovers how the team at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne (Vic) protect and manage remnant bushland and native wildlife around the gardens.

Costa meets a young family that has created a fantastic productive garden in an inner-city courtyard.

Got a tricky spot in the garden? Clarence shows you some of the many native plants that thrive in difficult conditions.

Tino gives the lowdown on the world of manure and explains which one is best for your patch. Sophie profiles the tomatillo fruit and bakes it into a delicious and simple cake.

Jerry shares a simple propagation method for the popular potted ficus, and looks at the benefits of perlite in potting mix.

Josh profiles dripline and soaker hose irrigation systems, and Sophie explains the difference between pelargoniums and geraniums.

Production details: Executive Producer, Gill Lomas.

Gardening Australia – Friday 19 February 7.30pm on ABC and iview




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