Real World Gardener

Feed By: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Green is the Colour
Summary: 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!
Contact Email: realworldgardener@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.realworldgardener.com
Feed URL: http://www.cpod.org.au/feed.php?id=358
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Title: Real World Gardener 24th June 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Beeswax and Desert Roses
Summary: 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.
Published: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:34 AM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 17th June 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Little Egrets and Luculia
Summary: 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.
Published: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 3:54 PM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 10th June 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: All About Seaweed Solutions
Summary: 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
Published: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 10:26 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN_10th June 2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 3rd June 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: What You Need to Know About Growing Apple Trees
Summary: 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.
Published: Mon, 29 May 2017 9:53 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN_3rd June 2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 27th May 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Australian Gardens and Succulents
Summary: 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.
Published: Mon, 29 May 2017 9:34 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN_27th May 2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 20th May 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Preparing for winter gardening
Summary: 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
Published: Fri, 19 May 2017 9:49 PM
Duration: 2:05
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Title: Real World Gardener 13th May 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Starfish plants and compost tea
Summary: 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.
Published: Fri, 19 May 2017 9:37 PM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 6th May 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Mushroom Collecting and Pincushion Plant
Summary: 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.
Published: Fri, 5 May 2017 8:49 AM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 29th April 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Songbirds and Dragon Fruit
Summary: 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.
Published: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 9:22 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 29th April_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 22nd April 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Lemon Verbena and Colour Trends
Summary: 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/
Published: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 8:35 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 22nd April_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 15th April 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Autumn Gardening and Crepe Myrtle
Summary: 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.
Published: Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:24 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 15th April_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 8th April 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Autumn Gardening and Salvias
Summary: 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.
Published: Thu, 6 Apr 2017 9:38 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 8th April_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener st April 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: All Things Garden History
Summary: 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.
Published: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:40 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 1st April_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 25th March 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Citrus pests
Summary: 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
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 9:01 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 25th March_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 18th March 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Australia's Fairy Wrens
Summary: 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.
Published: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 5:15 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 18th March_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 11th March 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Vanilla Spice
Summary: 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?
Published: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 5:06 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 11th March_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 4th March 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Social Media and Gardening
Summary: 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.
Published: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 4:59 PM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 25th February 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Frangipanis and Growing Food
Summary: 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.
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 9:59 AM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 11th February 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Weed Control
Summary: 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?
Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 9:00 AM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Realworldgardener_CRN 11th February_2017_V2.mp3
Title: Real World Gardener 18th February 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Garden Tools
Summary: 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
Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 8:53 AM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 4th February 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Natural Cleaning and Flame Trees
Summary: 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
Published: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 9:32 AM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 28th January 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Garden Tools
Summary: 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.
Published: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 9:32 AM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 21st January 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Growing Pineapple and other treats
Summary: 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.
Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 3:11 PM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 14th January 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Yellow spices and Orange Persimmons
Summary: 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.
Published: Sun, 1 Jan 2017 6:13 PM
Duration: 27:50
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Title: Real World Gardener 7th January 2017
Author: Marianne Cannon
Subtitle: Strawberries and Vegetable Gardens
Summary: 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.
Published: Sun, 1 Jan 2017 3:44 PM
Duration: 27:50
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