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 24th June 2017 Marianne Cannon Beeswax and Desert Roses The Good Earth: Making beeswax wraps as an alternative to plastic wrap. Vegetable Heroes: Growing rhubarb successfully Plant of the Week: Growing Desert Roses and why they are collectors' favourites. The Good Earth: Making beeswax wraps as an alternative to plastic wrap. Vegetable Heroes: Growing rhubarb successfully Plant of the Week: Growing Desert Roses and why they are collectors' favourites. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/18415.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=18415 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:34:32 +1000 27:50 beeswax wraps,rhubarb,desert roses, Real World Gardener 17th June 2017 Marianne Cannon Little Egrets and Luculia Wildlife in Focus: How to identify those white birds that like the water. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Kale is good for you. Some tips on uses. Plant of the Week: A shrub that has heavenly winter flowers and perfume; the Luculia. Wildlife in Focus: How to identify those white birds that like the water. Vegetable Heroes: Growing Kale is good for you. Some tips on uses. Plant of the Week: A shrub that has heavenly winter flowers and perfume; the Luculia. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/18371.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=18371 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:54:06 +1000 27:50 little egrets, kale,luculia,shrub Real World Gardener 10th June 2017 Marianne Cannon All About Seaweed Solutions Feature Interview: I speak with Lisa Boyd, a Director of Seasol to find out what it really does in the garden. Vegetable Heroes: Growing sprouting broccoli. Design Elements: Build better walkways and paths Feature Interview: I speak with Lisa Boyd, a Director of Seasol to find out what it really does in the garden. Vegetable Heroes: Growing sprouting broccoli. Design Elements: Build better walkways and paths http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/18341.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=18341 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:26:51 +1000 27:50 seaweed solution, sprouting broccoli,garden paths, Real World Gardener 3rd June 2017 Marianne Cannon What You Need to Know About Growing Apple Trees Plant Doctor: How to identify and control Apple Scab or Apple Black Spot Vegetable Heroes: Why growing purple veggies is so good. Plant of the Week: Which is the queen of bulbs? All is revealed in today's segment. Plant Doctor: How to identify and control Apple Scab or Apple Black Spot Vegetable Heroes: Why growing purple veggies is so good. Plant of the Week: Which is the queen of bulbs? All is revealed in today's segment. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/18272.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=18272 Mon, 29 May 2017 09:53:55 +1000 27:50 apple,trees,purple,vegetables,nerines, Real World Gardener 27th May 2017 Marianne Cannon Australian Gardens and Succulents Garden History: a new segment, and today showcasing what makes an Australian garden. Vegetable Heroes: How best to grow cabbages and mini cabbages. Plant of the Week: a new succulent with as many flowers as any flowering annual. Garden History: a new segment, and today showcasing what makes an Australian garden. Vegetable Heroes: How best to grow cabbages and mini cabbages. Plant of the Week: a new succulent with as many flowers as any flowering annual. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/18269.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=18269 Mon, 29 May 2017 09:34:15 +1000 27:50 Australian,gardnes,cabbages,flowers,succulents, Real World Gardener 20th May 2017 Marianne Cannon Preparing for winter gardening The Good Earth: what you need to do in the winter vegetable garden Vegetable Heroes: Grow this sweet crunchy veggie, Kohlrabi, and you'll be surprised as to how good it tastes. Design Elements: great tips on designing outdoor rooms The Good Earth: what you need to do in the winter vegetable garden Vegetable Heroes: Grow this sweet crunchy veggie, Kohlrabi, and you'll be surprised as to how good it tastes. Design Elements: great tips on designing outdoor rooms http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/18177.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=18177 Fri, 19 May 2017 21:49:03 +1000 2:05 winter_vegetables,gardening,kolhrabi,outdoor_rooms, Real World Gardener 13th May 2017 Marianne Cannon Starfish plants and compost tea Plant Doctor: What fertiliser is best and when to use it on your garden. Vegetable Heroes: How to make compost tea and why it is so beneficial for your vegetable garden and all your plants Plant of the week: Starfish plant is a succulent you may want to avoid. Plant Doctor: What fertiliser is best and when to use it on your garden. Vegetable Heroes: How to make compost tea and why it is so beneficial for your vegetable garden and all your plants Plant of the week: Starfish plant is a succulent you may want to avoid. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/18176.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=18176 Fri, 19 May 2017 21:37:34 +1000 27:50 plants,compost,fertiliser,gardening,plants Real World Gardener 6th May 2017 Marianne Cannon Mushroom Collecting and Pincushion Plant The Good Earth: What to watch out for if you're going mushroom collecting and a couple of pointers of how and where to find them? Vegetable Heroes: Try these unusual veggies. Plant of the Week: A must have in your garden, the spectacular Pincushion plant. The Good Earth: What to watch out for if you're going mushroom collecting and a couple of pointers of how and where to find them? Vegetable Heroes: Try these unusual veggies. Plant of the Week: A must have in your garden, the spectacular Pincushion plant. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/18052.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=18052 Fri, 05 May 2017 08:49:01 +1000 27:50 mushroom,collecting,unusual,vegetables,pincushionplant, Real World Gardener 29th April 2017 Marianne Cannon Songbirds and Dragon Fruit Wildlife in Focus: One of Australia's top songbirds, the Olive Backed Oriole in this segment. Vegetable Heroes: which veggies work best in vertical gardens. Plant of the Week: Looks spectacular and it's edible. Dragon Fruit is on the menu. Wildlife in Focus: One of Australia's top songbirds, the Olive Backed Oriole in this segment. Vegetable Heroes: which veggies work best in vertical gardens. Plant of the Week: Looks spectacular and it's edible. Dragon Fruit is on the menu. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17988.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17988 Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:22:49 +1000 27:50 songbirds,verticalgardens,dragonfruit,plants,vegetables, Real World Gardener 22nd April 2017 Marianne Cannon Lemon Verbena and Colour Trends Spice It Up' A must have shrub in the garden-lemon verbena for a multitude of uses. Vegetable Heroes: Why you need to grow green manure crops Design Elements: Guest garden designer Matt from Garden Gurus talks about colour trends in the garden/ Spice It Up' A must have shrub in the garden-lemon verbena for a multitude of uses. Vegetable Heroes: Why you need to grow green manure crops Design Elements: Guest garden designer Matt from Garden Gurus talks about colour trends in the garden/ http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17925.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17925 Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:35:40 +1000 27:50 lemon,verbena,vegetables,manure,trends, Real World Gardener 15th April 2017 Marianne Cannon Autumn Gardening and Crepe Myrtle Design Elements: The final in the series on getting your garden ready for Autumn. All about lawn care. Vegetable Heroes: Growing horseradish plus tips on using it in cooking. Plant of the Week: New Dwarf Crepe Myrtle cultivars. Design Elements: The final in the series on getting your garden ready for Autumn. All about lawn care. Vegetable Heroes: Growing horseradish plus tips on using it in cooking. Plant of the Week: New Dwarf Crepe Myrtle cultivars. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17912.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17912 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:24:12 +1000 27:50 autumn,gardening,horseradish,crepe,myrtle, Real World Gardener 8th April 2017 Marianne Cannon Autumn Gardening and Salvias Spice it Up: All about Cubeb pepper, the rare relation to black pepper. Vegetable Heroes: Growing and cooking Broadbeans Design Elements: More tasks to do in the Autumn garden, this time what mulch is best. Spice it Up: All about Cubeb pepper, the rare relation to black pepper. Vegetable Heroes: Growing and cooking Broadbeans Design Elements: More tasks to do in the Autumn garden, this time what mulch is best. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17828.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17828 Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:38:41 +1000 27:50 spices,pepper,broadbeans,mulching,gardening, Real World Gardener st April 2017 Marianne Cannon All Things Garden History Garden History: A new segment that delves into garden history. This is an introduction into the Garden History Society of Australia. Vegetable Heroes: growing Wasabi and Wasabi Rocket. Design Elements: Go planting in part 2 of what to do in the Autumn garden. Garden History: A new segment that delves into garden history. This is an introduction into the Garden History Society of Australia. Vegetable Heroes: growing Wasabi and Wasabi Rocket. Design Elements: Go planting in part 2 of what to do in the Autumn garden. http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17795.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17795 Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:40:51 +1100 27:50 garden,history,wasabi,rocket,planting, Real World Gardener 25th March 2017 Marianne Cannon Citrus pests Plant Doctor:Autumn is the time to check you citrus trees for the Citrus Gall Wasp. All is explained in this segment. Vegetable Heroes:Growing and using Lemongrass in cooking. Design Elements:A new series on what to do in the garden for Autumn Plant Doctor:Autumn is the time to check you citrus trees for the Citrus Gall Wasp. All is explained in this segment. Vegetable Heroes:Growing and using Lemongrass in cooking. Design Elements:A new series on what to do in the garden for Autumn http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php/17716.mp3 http://www.cpod.org.au/download.php?id=17716 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:01:25 +1100 27:50 citrus,pests,lemongrass,autumn, gardening, 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,