Real World Gardener Starting A Permaculture Garden

April 25th, 2012

Real World Gardener-Garden Design with Atmosphere

April 25th, 2012

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wed. 5pm 2RRR 88.5fm Sydney and Across Australia on the Community Radio
Network.
www.realworldgardener.com

The complete
CRN edition of RWG is available on
http://www.cpod.org.au/ , just
click on 2RRR to find this week’s edition.

Design Elements:what is atmosphere in the garden? Is it the right collection of plants or just putting the garden bench in the right place? Why don't some gardens have atmosphere? It's a bit of a mystery that garden designer Lesley Simpson and I try to solve.

Real World Gardener Introduction to Worm Farming

April 25th, 2012

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wed. 5pm 2RRR 88.5fm Sydney and Across Australia on the Community Radio Network. www.realworldgardener.com
The complete CRN edition of RWG is available on http://www.cpod.org.au/ , just click on 2RRR to find this week’s edition.
NEW SEGMENT:Compost Capers:Real World Gardener is starting another new segment called compost Capers. Cameron Little from Sustainability Systems, will be joining me in the studio to talk about worm farming. Today’s segment is an introduction to worms.

Real World Gardener-Sculpture in Garden Design

April 19th, 2012

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wed. 5pm 2RRR 88.5fm Sydney and Across Australia on the Community Radio
Network.
www.realworldgardener.com

The complete CRN edition of RWG is available on http://www.cpod.org.au/ , just click on 2RRR to find this week’s edition.Design Elements:

Gardens shouldn’t be just a pretty place or a
collection of plants, because it’s not a museum for plants, but a living thing. D
emonstrate your personal design style and artistic interest with a
garden sculpture. Use it as a complement to your plantings and landscape design or you
can even use a specific piece of garden art as a focal point as you design your
landscape. Listen here to the podcast with garden designer Lesley Simpson.


Real World Gardener The Good Earth, introduction to Permaculture Gardening

April 19th, 2012

The complete
CRN edition of RWG is available on
http://www.cpod.org.au/ , just
click on 2RRR to find this week’s edition.

NEW SEGMENT:The Good Earth:The Good Earth segment with Penny Pyett will feature about once a month. Penny Pyett is the director of the Sydney Institute of Permaculture www.permaculturesydneyinstitute.org.  to find a
group near your,
http://permacultureaustralia.org.au or just put in permaculture groups  into your search engine . Listen here to the introduction.

Real World Gardener, Design Elements-Fixing Awkwardly Shaped Areas

April 16th, 2012

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wed. 5pm 2RRR 88.5fm Sydney and Across Australia on the Community Radio
Network.
www.realworldgardener.com

The complete
CRN edition of RWG is available on
http://www.cpod.org.au/ , just
click on 2RRR to find this week’s edition.


Design Elements:

     
Today
the problems “a couple of awkwardly shaped areas that the owners don’t know how
tom make look attractive. Somewhere where the grass won’t grow properly? so
pencils at the ready....!

Plant of the Week:Proteas, Protea nerifolia.

Real World Gardener solving Design Problems- yard too big and boring

April 15th, 2012

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wed. 5pm 2RRR 88.5fm Sydney and Across Australia on the Community Radio Network. www.realworldgardener.com The complete CRN edition of RWG is available on http://www.cpod.org.au/ , just click on 2RRR to find this week’s edition. INTRODUCING NEW SEGMENT!

Design Elements: Today the problems are My garden is a big boring square and my yard is too big or seems too big?.. That usually means you don’t know where to start, so pencils at the ready....!

Real World Gardener-Make Small Gardens Bigger in Design Elements

April 15th, 2012

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wed. 5pm 2RRR 88.5fm Sydney and Across Australia on the Community Radio Network. www.realworldgardener.com The complete CRN edition of RWG is available on http://www.cpod.org.au/ , just click on 2RRR to find this week’s edition.

Design Elements:Garden problems solved-This month, Design Elements is starting a new about solving design problems in the garden. Today the problems are “How do I make my small garden seem bigger, and my garden is a very long and thin rectangle, what should I do?

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wildlife in Focus is White Faced Heron

April 15th, 2012

EN-AU;">http://www.cpod.org.au/ , just click on 2RRR to find this week’s edition. Wildlife in Focus:White faced Heron.This bird was once known as the White-fronted Heron, and incorrectly as the Grey Heron, or Blue Crane, is a common bird throughout most of Australia. Hear new co-presenter ecologist, Sue Stevens talk about this bird.

REAL WORLD GARDENER Artistic Gardens from the Ground Up

April 14th, 2012

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wed. 5pm, 2RRR 88.5fm Sydney and Across Australia on the Community Radio Network. www.realworldgardener.com The complete CRN edition of RWG is available on http://www.cpod.org.au/2RRR Design Elements: Art in the garden series is to inspire you to add finishing touches or maybe change your view of the garden. You may not have considered the ground as a canvass for art in the garden before, Listen to Lesley Simpson garden designer here.

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