Real World Gardener http://www.realworldgardener.com en-au ℗ & © 2017 Marianne Cannon Green is the Colour Marianne Cannon Real World Gardener is a gardening program broadcast on 2RRR in Sydney, and around Australia via the Community Radio Network. Lots of information about how to grow vegetables, caring for plants, and discovering what bird made that sound? Join us on Facebook too! Real World Gardener is a gardening program broadcast on 2RRR in Sydney, and around Australia via the Community Radio Network. Lots of information about how to grow vegetables, caring for plants, and discovering what bird made that sound? Join us on Facebook too! Marianne Cannon realworldgardener@gmail.com Real World Gardener 18th March 2017 Marianne Cannon Australia's Fairy Wrens Wildlife in Focus: comparing the Red Backed Fairy Wren with the Superb Fairy Wren Vegetable Heroes: Making your own seed tapes is easy. Plant of the Week: New Australian Everlasting Daisies. Wildlife in Focus: comparing the Red Backed Fairy Wren with the Superb Fairy Wren Vegetable Heroes: Making your own seed tapes is easy. Plant of the Week: New Australian Everlasting Daisies. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17605.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17605 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:15:18 +1100 27:50 Fairy,Wrnes,Seed,tapes,daisies, Real World Gardener 11th March 2017 Marianne Cannon Vanilla Spice Spice it Up: How the vanilla bean gets to your spice rack and growing the vanilla orchid. Vegetable Heroes: Grow Stevie plant a natural sugar substitute in its leaves. Design Elements: Why do some trees drop their limbs in Summer? Spice it Up: How the vanilla bean gets to your spice rack and growing the vanilla orchid. Vegetable Heroes: Grow Stevie plant a natural sugar substitute in its leaves. Design Elements: Why do some trees drop their limbs in Summer? http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17604.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17604 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:06:36 +1100 27:50 vanilla,spice,stevia,trees,summer Real World Gardener 4th March 2017 Marianne Cannon Social Media and Gardening Feature Interview: How to make social media your gardening friend when using facebook. Vegetable Heroes: 10 easy veggies for beginners. Plant of the Week: New varieties of Begonia Dragon Wing for your garden. Feature Interview: How to make social media your gardening friend when using facebook. Vegetable Heroes: 10 easy veggies for beginners. Plant of the Week: New varieties of Begonia Dragon Wing for your garden. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17603.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17603 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:59:03 +1100 27:50 gardening, media,easy,vegetables, begonias, Real World Gardener 25th February 2017 Marianne Cannon Frangipanis and Growing Food Feature Interview: I talk to Frangipani Society of Australia member about getting these plants to flower, plus other tips. Vegetable Heroes: How to grow food from kitchen scraps. Plant of the Week: All about a spectacular flowering climber, the Burmese Honeysuckle. Feature Interview: I talk to Frangipani Society of Australia member about getting these plants to flower, plus other tips. Vegetable Heroes: How to grow food from kitchen scraps. Plant of the Week: All about a spectacular flowering climber, the Burmese Honeysuckle. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17416.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17416 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:59:15 +1100 27:50 frangipani,flowers,growing,food,honeysuckle, Real World Gardener 11th February 2017 Marianne Cannon Weed Control Plant doctor: All about how to control the weeds organically, with information about a new product on the market. Vegetable Heroes:More fungal problems on beans solved. Plant of the Week: should you be planting a Peppercorn Tree? Plant doctor: All about how to control the weeds organically, with information about a new product on the market. Vegetable Heroes:More fungal problems on beans solved. Plant of the Week: should you be planting a Peppercorn Tree? http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17344.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17344 Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:00:54 +1100 27:50 weeds,herbicides,beans,peppercorn tree, Real World Gardener 18th February 2017 Marianne Cannon Garden Tools Tool Time: Find out what are the best type of shears for pruning and for lawn edging. Vegetable Heroes: All about what flowers are edible and how to use them. Plant of the Week: An orchid for beginners-the Crucifix Orchid Tool Time: Find out what are the best type of shears for pruning and for lawn edging. Vegetable Heroes: All about what flowers are edible and how to use them. Plant of the Week: An orchid for beginners-the Crucifix Orchid http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17343.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17343 Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:53:44 +1100 27:50 pruning,shears,flowers,garden,orchids, Real World Gardener 4th February 2017 Marianne Cannon Natural Cleaning and Flame Trees The Good Earth: This segment is about using natural products to clean the home instead of toxic chemicals that you can buy. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Celeriac which is a great substitute for potatoes. Plant of the Week:Australia's most spectacular flowering tree, the Illawarra Flame Tree The Good Earth: This segment is about using natural products to clean the home instead of toxic chemicals that you can buy. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Celeriac which is a great substitute for potatoes. Plant of the Week:Australia's most spectacular flowering tree, the Illawarra Flame Tree http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17235.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17235 Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:32:52 +1100 27:50 natural,cleaning,celeriac,flame,trees, Real World Gardener 28th January 2017 Marianne Cannon Garden Tools Tool Time: Find the right garden tool for that particular gardening job explained. Vegetable Heroes: solving fungal disease problems with tomatoes. Plant of the Week: A new variety of Looking Glass Plant, that's pretty and tough. Tool Time: Find the right garden tool for that particular gardening job explained. Vegetable Heroes: solving fungal disease problems with tomatoes. Plant of the Week: A new variety of Looking Glass Plant, that's pretty and tough. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17202.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17202 Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:32:58 +1100 27:50 gardening,secateurs, tomatoes,garden,design, Real World Gardener 21st January 2017 Marianne Cannon Growing Pineapple and other treats Wildlife in Focus: Exploring the different types of Tawny Frogmouth in Eastern Australia. All about this nightjar. Vegetable Heroes: You too can grow pineapples, here's how. Plant of the Week: tiny flowers on a new version of Baby's Breath plant. Wildlife in Focus: Exploring the different types of Tawny Frogmouth in Eastern Australia. All about this nightjar. Vegetable Heroes: You too can grow pineapples, here's how. Plant of the Week: tiny flowers on a new version of Baby's Breath plant. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17168.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17168 Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:11:48 +1100 27:50 nightjars,growing,pineapples, babysbreath,flowers Real World Gardener 14th January 2017 Marianne Cannon Yellow spices and Orange Persimmons Spice it Up: All bout the different types of Turmeric, how to use it in cooking and how to grow the plant. Vegetable Heroes: Growing sunflowers for their seeds. Plant of the week: All you need to know about growing Persimmons. Spice it Up: All bout the different types of Turmeric, how to use it in cooking and how to grow the plant. Vegetable Heroes: Growing sunflowers for their seeds. Plant of the week: All you need to know about growing Persimmons. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17121.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17121 Sun, 01 Jan 2017 18:13:02 +1100 27:50 Turmeric, spices,sunflowers,seeds,persimmons, Real World Gardener 7th January 2017 Marianne Cannon Strawberries and Vegetable Gardens Design elements: You will find out all about crop rotation, no dig gardening and a Mandala garden. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Strawberries Plant of the Week: Growing and caring for edible fig trees. Design elements: You will find out all about crop rotation, no dig gardening and a Mandala garden. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Strawberries Plant of the Week: Growing and caring for edible fig trees. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17120.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17120 Sun, 01 Jan 2017 15:44:18 +1100 27:50 vegetable,garden,strawberries,growing,figs, Real World Gardener 31st December 2017 Marianne Cannon Vegetable Gardens and Poinsettias Design Elements: all about the planting stage for the veggie garden series. Vegetable Heroes: Cultivating and growing the best aubergines or eggplants. Plant of the Week: New Poinsettias to tempt you plus advice on care of these festive plants Design Elements: all about the planting stage for the veggie garden series. Vegetable Heroes: Cultivating and growing the best aubergines or eggplants. Plant of the Week: New Poinsettias to tempt you plus advice on care of these festive plants http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17100.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17100 Thu, 29 Dec 2016 17:24:55 +1100 27:50 vegetable,garden,eggplants,growing,poinsettias, Real World Gardener 24th December 2016 Marianne Cannon Weeds and Summer Squash Plant Doctor: How to get rid of weeds without using sprays. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Summer Squash successfully and some different varieties. Design Elements: Part 2 in the series of planning, building, designing and planting out a vegetable garden. Plant Doctor: How to get rid of weeds without using sprays. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Summer Squash successfully and some different varieties. Design Elements: Part 2 in the series of planning, building, designing and planting out a vegetable garden. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17072.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17072 Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:00:04 +1100 27:50 summer,squash,weeds,vegetable,garden, Real World Gardener 17th December 2016 Marianne Cannon All About Vegetable Gardens Feature Interview: I talk with Lou Risdale, the first person to start a Food is Free Project" in Australia. She tells us how she got started and how it's working, plus how you can start one too. Vegetable Heroes: Growing a type of celery that doesn't need blanching. Design Elements: A new 4 part series on how to start a vegie garden. Feature Interview: I talk with Lou Risdale, the first person to start a Food is Free Project" in Australia. She tells us how she got started and how it's working, plus how you can start one too. Vegetable Heroes: Growing a type of celery that doesn't need blanching. Design Elements: A new 4 part series on how to start a vegie garden. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17021.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17021 Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:39:43 +1100 27:50 vegetables,gardens,celery, leaves,gardening Real World Gardener 10th December 2016 Marianne Cannon Pruning Tools and Cape Gooseberries Tool Time: Explains what type of pruning saws for particular size branches, how to look after them and which ones are the best quality. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Cape Gooseberries, harvesting and cooking. Plant of the Week: Talking about tough low grassy mounds of blue grass. Tool Time: Explains what type of pruning saws for particular size branches, how to look after them and which ones are the best quality. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Cape Gooseberries, harvesting and cooking. Plant of the Week: Talking about tough low grassy mounds of blue grass. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16907.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16907 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:58:25 +1100 27:50 pruning,saws,gooseberries,blue,grass, Real World Gardener 3rd December 2016 Marianne Cannon Scented Leaves and Small Birds Wildlife in Focus: All about one of Australia's smallest songbirds, the Brown Gerygone. Vegetable Heroes: All you need to know about growing Rhubarb from seed. Design Elements: the best plants with scented leaves for growing near paths. Wildlife in Focus: All about one of Australia's smallest songbirds, the Brown Gerygone. Vegetable Heroes: All you need to know about growing Rhubarb from seed. Design Elements: the best plants with scented leaves for growing near paths. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16863.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16863 Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:54:01 +1100 27:50 birds,rhubarb,vegetables,scent,leaves, Real World Gardener 26th November 2015 Marianne Cannon Scented Plants and Amaranths Design Elements: all about what scented plants suit cool temperate gardens. Vegetable Heroes: How to best grow passionfruit. Plant of the Week: Amaranthus or Love Lies Bleeding has red flower tassels that can hang down 30 cm. Design Elements: all about what scented plants suit cool temperate gardens. Vegetable Heroes: How to best grow passionfruit. Plant of the Week: Amaranthus or Love Lies Bleeding has red flower tassels that can hang down 30 cm. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16792.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16792 Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:11:22 +1100 27:50 Scent,Plants,Passionfruit,Tassel,Flowers, Real World Gardener 19th November 2016 Marianne Cannon Scented Bulbs and Okra Design Elements: No matter where you are in Australia there are scented bulbs that fit into your garden design with these suggestions. Vegetable Heroes: The best tips on growing Okra which is more than just a vegetable because of its size and multiple uses. Plant of the Week: New varieties of Gazanias that outperform the old. Design Elements: No matter where you are in Australia there are scented bulbs that fit into your garden design with these suggestions. Vegetable Heroes: The best tips on growing Okra which is more than just a vegetable because of its size and multiple uses. Plant of the Week: New varieties of Gazanias that outperform the old. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16753.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16753 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:08:45 +1100 27:50 scent,bulbs,growing,okra,gazanias, Real World Gardener 12th November 2016 Marianne Cannon Spice and Scented Trees Spice It Up: All about Kokum or fish Tamarind, and how to enhance your cooking with it, especially curry dishes. Vegetable Heroes: Growing sweet potatoes starting from buying one in the shop. Design Elements: Trees with scent, big and small to suit any size garden. Spice It Up: All about Kokum or fish Tamarind, and how to enhance your cooking with it, especially curry dishes. Vegetable Heroes: Growing sweet potatoes starting from buying one in the shop. Design Elements: Trees with scent, big and small to suit any size garden. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16724.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16724 Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:50:02 +1100 27:50 fish,tamarind,sweet,potato,trees Real World Gardener 5th November 2016 Marianne Cannon Swallows and Sweet Corn Wildlife in Focus: This segment is all about Australia's Welcome Swallow, it's habits, call and locale. Vegetable Heroes: Finding out about some of corns history, growing it successfully, and working out pollination problems. Plant of the Week: Australian Black Bean tree and gardening situations where it suits best. Wildlife in Focus: This segment is all about Australia's Welcome Swallow, it's habits, call and locale. Vegetable Heroes: Finding out about some of corns history, growing it successfully, and working out pollination problems. Plant of the Week: Australian Black Bean tree and gardening situations where it suits best. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16641.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16641 Wed, 02 Nov 2016 09:11:34 +1100 27:50 swallows,sweetcorn,blackbean,tree,gardens, Real World Gardener 29th October 2016 Marianne Cannon Watering the Garden Tool Time: This segment discusses the different types of watering nozzles, quality vs price, and which are best. Vegetable Heroes: Grow a heirloom zucchini with the most flavour. Design Elements: Part 2 of Contemporary or modern gardens with heaps of suggestions for plants. Tool Time: This segment discusses the different types of watering nozzles, quality vs price, and which are best. Vegetable Heroes: Grow a heirloom zucchini with the most flavour. Design Elements: Part 2 of Contemporary or modern gardens with heaps of suggestions for plants. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16598.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16598 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:07:32 +1100 27:50 watering, modern,gardens,zucchini,trees, Real World Gardener 22nd October 2016 Marianne Cannon Fertilisers and Modern Gardens Soil Savvy: In this segment you will find out the difference between organic and inorganic fertilisers and how plants use them. Vegetable Heroes: Discover why growing heirloom vegetables is better and grow an heirloom lettuce. Design Elements: Learn how to create a modern or contemporary garden. Soil Savvy: In this segment you will find out the difference between organic and inorganic fertilisers and how plants use them. Vegetable Heroes: Discover why growing heirloom vegetables is better and grow an heirloom lettuce. Design Elements: Learn how to create a modern or contemporary garden. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16559.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16559 Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:27:24 +1100 27:50 fertilisers,heirloom,vegetables,modern,gardens Real World Gardener 15th October 2015 Marianne Cannon Grains of Paradise Spice It Up: today's herb and spice segment discovers how you can use Grains of Paradise, not unlike pepper, but different and more exotic. Vegetable Heroes: Learn to grow a radish that his pink inside flesh, much like the colour of a watermelon. Design Elements: Going Tropical in the garden. Spice It Up: today's herb and spice segment discovers how you can use Grains of Paradise, not unlike pepper, but different and more exotic. Vegetable Heroes: Learn to grow a radish that his pink inside flesh, much like the colour of a watermelon. Design Elements: Going Tropical in the garden. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16514.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16514 Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:32:19 +1100 27:50 spices,pepper,radishs,tropical,gardens Real World Gardener 8th october 2016 Marianne Cannon Spring Pest Watch Plant Doctor: in this segment you'll find all the information you need to take care of pests this Spring in your garden. Vegetable Heroes: Not just growing cucumbers but information on some different types that you may want to try. Design Elements: Find out what makes a formal garden and what plants are best for this style. Plant Doctor: in this segment you'll find all the information you need to take care of pests this Spring in your garden. Vegetable Heroes: Not just growing cucumbers but information on some different types that you may want to try. Design Elements: Find out what makes a formal garden and what plants are best for this style. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16449.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16449 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:01:36 +1100 27:50 garden,pests,cucumbers,design,styles, Real World Gardener 1st October 2016 Marianne Cannon Wedge Tailed Eagle and Green Tomatoes Wildlife in Focus: Talking about Australia's largest raptor, the Wedge Tailed Eagle with Manager of Birds in Backyards, Dr Holly Parsons. Vegetable Heroes: Not all tomatoes ripen to red. some are meant to be green and this segment examines how to grow these and how to tell when they're ripe. Design Elements: Continuing the series on garden styles with a look at what really makes a cottage garden and what plants should you use to get that effect? Wildlife in Focus: Talking about Australia's largest raptor, the Wedge Tailed Eagle with Manager of Birds in Backyards, Dr Holly Parsons. Vegetable Heroes: Not all tomatoes ripen to red. some are meant to be green and this segment examines how to grow these and how to tell when they're ripe. Design Elements: Continuing the series on garden styles with a look at what really makes a cottage garden and what plants should you use to get that effect? http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/16407.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=16407 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:08:58 +1000 27:50 Eagles,Wildlife,Tomatoes,Cottage,Gardens,