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Come along with horticulturist Daniel Fuller as we enter a hidden world of horticultural, ecological and landscape gardening knowledge with featured experts, industry professionals and enthusiasts. We inform and inspire you with weekly episodes to help you become an unstoppable plant whisperer.
 
Homegrown Horticulture podcast helps solve your gardening dilemmas with a focus on growing plants in the Intermountain West. We offer tips on everything from great heirloom tomatoes to awesome trees and shrubs for the yard that do well in our unique climate. For the latest researched based information relevant to you, listen to the Homegrown Horticulture Podcast, a production of Utah State University Extension.
 
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Most of us have encountered soil issues from time to time, but probably not on the same scale as the Cranbourne Botanic Gardens. In this episode, our sponsor Hort Journal Australia's editor Karen Smith is back to interview Russell Larke and Marie Velthoven on some of the challenges they've had to solve, as well as some of their favourite plants tha…
 
GRAFTING TECHNIQUES Part 2Approach grafting is an alternative method for citrus. In part 1 of grafting techniques Margaret Mossakowska and I talked about how growing from a tree such as an orange or lemon from seed isn’t all that successful unless you graft it onto hardy rootstock. In this segment, we refresh some of those points and take you onto …
 
Grower, garden retailer, journalist, QVC presenter and founder of the Garden Press Event and horticultural charity, Greenfingers Richard Jackson guests on this episode of the Horticulture Week Podcast. Jackson, of Richard Jackson Garden founded the Greenfingers Charity and the Garden Press Event and has worked for some of the biggest names in the h…
 
THE GOOD EARTHGrafting Techniques part 1 & 2If you’ve ever grown a tree from it’s seed, such as an orange lemon or avocado, you probably were disappointed by the result. I daresay, that firstly, it took a long time for it to fruit, and when it did, it was nothing like the fruit that the seed came from. After all apart from the novelty factor of bei…
 
Warrnambool Botanic Gardens have been around since the 1850s and have managed to stay quite pure as a site dedicated to plants, while other sites have become caravan parks and barbeque areas. In this episode, John Sheely explains what makes these gardens special including the accommodation of wildlife, design theory and plant maintenance. He explai…
 
Matthew Davis is the Director for Established Tree Transplanters nurseries in Victoria, and he's also a writer for Hort Journal Australia. In this episode, Karen Smith interviews him about the mindset we need to approach purchasing established trees, and why it's such a specialised service to work with older trees. EPISODE LINKS Visit Hort Journal …
 
With more than half a century of plantsman's knowledge and a VMH in 1986, legendary plantsman Adrian Bloom has reissued his book Bloom's Best Perennials and Grasses 10 years after its first publication. He chooses 400 perennials and grasses and makes 64 timeless selections and 12 top plants, narrowed down to plants including a hellebore, bergenia, …
 
SMALL SPACE GARDENING-COURTYARD STYLE Modern day gardens are much smaller than they used to be. Many gardeners and would be gardeners, hanker for a produce filled garden with as many different edibles as befits their lifestyle.If you you only have a small space such as a paved courtyard or even just a balcony, but don’t know what to do next, this n…
 
Is lawn mowing using a ride-on or push mower a thing of the past? Phil Esterman is a robotics and digital solutions product manager at Husqvarna, and in this episode he explains how the Husqvarna AutoMower® works, how safe they are, and why they are going to take the landscape maintenance industry by storm. This episode is not sponsored, it's just …
 
PLANT OF THE WEEK Number 5Scientific Name: Billardiera scandensCommon Name: AppleberryFamily: PittosporaceaeNative Habitat: found mainly along the east coast in a variety of commnityes such as coastal heath and sclerophyll forest.Description:A twining climber or groundcover.. Pale lance shaped green leaves have wavy margins.Height-Width: 1.5 x3 mFl…
 
PLANT OF THE WEEK Number 4Scientific Name: Tetragonia tetragoniodes Common Name:Warrigal Greens Family: Aizoaceae Native Habitat: fcoastal areas, sandy shorelines or inland rivers and salt marshes Description:A ground cover that can act like a dune stabiliser. Height-Width: 2 x 2 m Flowering: tiny inconsipicuous flowers Spring and Summer Fruiting:J…
 
PLANT OF THE WEEK Number 3 Scientific Name: Microseris Lanceolata Common Name:Murnong Yam Family:Asteraceae Yam Daisy Native Habitat: found in a wide range of habitats in Australia: these inlcude mallee, slerophyll and sub-alpine communities. Description:-Strappy, linear green leaves above underground tubers that emerge after rain in Autumn. Height…
 
PLANT OF THE WEEK Number 2 Scientific Name: Atriplex nummularia Common Name:Old Man SaltbushFamily: Chenopodiaceae Native Habitat: found in semi-arid and arid areas of Australia.Description:-grey-green leaves on a somewhat woody shrub. Dioecious-separate male and female plants. Height-Width: 3 x 2-5 mFlowering: small white flowers occur throughout …
 
PLANT OF THE WEEKScientific Name: Rubus parvifoliaCommon Name:Native raspberryNative Habitat: found mainly along the east coast in rainforest or coast heath communities.Description:A scrambling vine or shrub the shoots from underground rhizomes with hooked thorns to help it climb. Height-Width: 2 x 2 mFlowering: December to AprilFruiting:Juicy frui…
 
After working and playing hard in noughties London, Perrywood Garden Centre's communications & HR director Hannah Powell turned to nature to heal after suffering from a "functional neurological disorder". She tells the Horticulture Week podcast how "using nature to fix a faulty brain" and how "getting out into nature" was instrumental in her recove…
 
Bruce Thompson is a horticulturist working in waste management for council, and in this episode we explore why plastic pots have a negative impact on the environment, how to properly recycle them, what alternatives are on the market, and whether or not we need legislation in the industry to level the playing field and make plastic pots a thing of t…
 
A career in horticultural media can help you meet exciting people and get a unique insight into the industry that you can share with others. Whether you specialise in one area or your focus is more general, like today's guest Karen Smith who is an editor, horticulturist and mentor, this episode will help you start your career change. Ian Smith is o…
 
We Too Built Britain's Zehra Zaidi and Harkness Roses' David White have launched the John Ystumllyn rose, named after the first well-recorded black Welsh gardener and believed to be the first rose named after an ethnic minority Briton. Horticulture Week editor Matthew Appleby interviews the pair about the new rose and it's potential impact. Zaidi’s…
 
As demand for sustainable growing media rockets, ICL technical sales manager Sam Rivers discusses peat-free composts and what growing media products are available for production horticulture. They explore who is asking for what, the raw materials available, differences in nutrition, and other products which may need to be added to help boost plant …
 
Clive Larkman is an Aussie grower that writes for our sponsor Hort Journal Australia and really knows his herbs. Together with his wife Di, he runs Larkman Nurseries in Victoria, and he's also one of the growers for Renaissance herbs who distribute plants around the country. In this episode, Karen Smith, editor for the Journal and I interview him t…
 
The YPHA was founded in 2020 for under 35s in the industry to better facilitate collaboration, education and innovation and to consider how the industry might evolve to appeal to a younger demographic than has previously been the case. Giving their views are YPHA members: Chris Wiley, founder of Sow Successful, Virginia Colquhoun González, nursery …
 
Angelo Eliades is an urban permaculturist that's able to harvest significant yields from his 60m2 of garden beds. In this episode, he explains how we can use the power of nature to grow more food with less land. We discuss Integrated Pest Management (IPM), companion planting, layering plants and much more. EPISODE LINKS Visit the Deep Green Permacu…
 
Nasturtiums with Corinne Mossati Quite often we gardener have flowering plants in the garden but never think about bringing them into the kitchen to make something. They may be just fillers or self-seeders, but in this case, the nasturtium, has so many extra uses other than ornamental, you’ll be inspired to do something. Germinating Nasturtium Seed…
 
Therapeutic Horticulture part 2 The next part of my interview with specialist Cath Manuel, is more about how anyone interested in this field can get started plus the actual benefits for participants. Cath was asked what kind of activities she creates or devises? Cath uses basic gardening skills and/or tasks but the activity is very much person cent…
 
GARDEN AS THERAPYTherapeutic Horticulture What makes a garden therapeutic? What is therapeutic gardening? Are these two things connected or are they separate? You would think that yes gardening is therapy, so doing a bit of gardening would amount to therapeutic horticulture but you would be wrong. To understand therapeutic horticulture, you have to…
 
As a horticulturist working in the maintenance sector, I can appreciate the importance of connecting people from different sectors so we can all learn from each other. In this episode, the editor of the best and only Aussie horticultural industry magazine, Karen Smith explains why this is so important, and how Hort Journal Australia has aimed to be…
 
The Plants Grow Here podcast is one year old! We're now taking things to the next level with sponsors and guest hosting, and in this short episode we explain how we're advancing our original mission outlined in Episode 1. FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA Twitter: @PlantsGrowHere / Facebook: @PlantsGrowHerePodcast - Join our Facebook group! VISIT OUR WEBSI…
 
Part 3: The final Countdown In the last 5 years Glenice and husband Phil, have made so many improvements to the soil .A very difficult spot that experiences 40 degrees C temperatures in summer and winter temparatures below 0 and even minus 5 degrees C at times.A hard clay soil that had been compacted by heavy vehicles driving over part of it for ma…
 
Part2 Tough Garden BedIn the last 5 years Glenice and husband Phil, have made so many improvements to the soil . We used a rotary hoe to break up the soil before planting. Spread/dug through gypsum and watered in liquid gypsum Dug through premium garden soil and compost. Mulched the area with fine grade pine bark, sugar cane mulch, straw and tea tr…
 
DESIGN ELEMENTSWhen the going gets tough Many gardeners have a section of their garden that might often see plant failures year after year. They’ve tried all sorts of plants that claim to be tough as old boots, but still they fail. Glenice Buck has dealt with one such problem garden bed where she lives and this week starts a series of 3, on how she…
 
Ben Courtice is an ecologist, botanist and bush regenerator working for a company on behalf of council around the Melbourne area, and he knows native grasses. In this episode, he shares his wisdom so that we can approach this type of plant with confidence. There are a range of habitat and amenity services that our native Aussie grasses can provide,…
 
Joey Santore runs the awesome Crime Pays But Botany Doesn't YouTube channel, where he walks around describing plants in his own unique style. In this episode, he came on the show to talk about Australian plants, how they've evolved, and how they're unique compared to other plants around the world. EPISODE LINKS Start by watching Joey's Western Aust…
 
THE KITCHEN GARDENSUCCESS WITH CORIANDERScientific name: Coriandrum sativumI mentioned before that certain herbs that look alike and again I find myself talking about another herb that confuses people. Australians refer to the seeds and leaf as coriander but in the northern hemisphere, the leaf is sometimes known as 'cilantro.'Coriander is one of t…
 
SPICE IT UP SAVORY VS THYME Often there’s a couple of herbs that look alike and even have similar flavour profiles. If you had them growing together in the herb garden, you may even confuse the two because of how closely they look to each other. Thyme is the better known herb in Australia, which from the 1950's was commonly used in soups, stews, sc…
 
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