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Get all the right advice you need to grow a healthy garden

    Time to plant winter veggies

    Time to plant winter veggies

    Now is the time to plant your winter veggies but don't forget your fruit trees! That's the message from urban farmer Steven Hoepfner who joins Jon Lamb and Deb Tribe with advice on what to plant and what care your fruit trees need. Jon discusses the ongoing problem of mislabelling.

    • 51 min
    Trim roses like a prize winner

    Trim roses like a prize winner

    Trimmed right your roses will be blooming in around 50 days. Merv Trimper, coordinator of the National Rose Trial Gardens in Adelaide, joins Jon Lamb and Deb Tribe with tips on how to trim your roses like a prize winner. Jon discusses the importance of the war on fruit fly.

    • 51 min
    Rains bring fungus and weeds

    Rains bring fungus and weeds

    After the rains come the fungus and weeds. Horticultural pathologist Cathryn Todd joins Jon Lamb and Deb Tribe to discuss fungal diseases and agronomist Chris Butler has advice on dealing with garden weeds.

    • 51 min
    Will the mild weather continue?

    Will the mild weather continue?

    It's been a mild summer, so what lies ahead? Climatologist Darren Ray joins Jon Lamb and Deb Tribe with his seasonal outlook for gardeners. International citrus expert Ian Tolley has advice on how to ensure your potted citrus reach their optimal growth.

    • 51 min
    Fruit for a changing climate

    Fruit for a changing climate

    As the climate changes, what fruits might we be growing in our gardens? Joe Keilenowski from Joe's Connected Garden joins Jon Lamb and Deb Tribe to share his practical expertise on the many fruits he grows.

    • 2 min
    Beat the birds to fruit

    Beat the birds to fruit

    Who eats the fruits of your gardening labour? You or the birds? Avid gardener Graham Jennings joins Jon Lamb with ideas to prevent birds from taking your fruit crops. Listeners have many great ideas to add to the discussion. Jon advises how to harness heat to help your garden.

    • 50 min

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