Presented by Tanya Visser, editor of The Gardener magazine; this practical gardening and informative show tackles everything to do with gardening; from creating garden beds, container planting to sowing seeds and dividing perennials, Tanya has the know-how to get it just right.
She’ll also show you easy to do garden projects that you can really get your back into as well as save you money, like making your own compost, growing your own vegetables and how to spruce up your garden.
Not forgetting maintenance, you’ll be able to pick up some useful tips on the best way to prepare the soil, planting the correct plants, achieving the perfect lawn recycling garden cuttings, keeping your lemon trees pest free as well as what to plant this season.
So let Tanya guide you through how to look after your own!
Tanya visits a Jane Griffith’s award-winning garden at this year’s Garden World spring Show.
She then shows you a simple way to divide perennials such as Agapanthus before she replants back into the soil.
Then it’s off to the garden centre as Tanya brings a palette of plants that can bring color to your garden.
Tanya is in KwaZulu Natal visiting a beautiful garden that is divided into stunning garden rooms.
Then she shows you how to repair lawn by sowing seeds and keeping it happy.
Last but not least- it’s off to the garden centre for a whole host of bedding plants that will bring much needed colour and cover for your soil
Tanya is Alverston, KwaZulu – Natal visiting a beautiful garden with large trees and great gardening ideas.She also plants a lemon before ending off with a selection of plants to bring a bit of variety into the garden.
Tanya brings you an exquisite country garden with breathtaking views and a stunning water garden. She then recycles old furniture to create unique garden planters before planting up a hanging basket delicate Fuschias.
Tanya brings you a fresh, funky garden that’s full of up cycling, recycling and whole lot of great ideas. She then shows you how to make your very own compost heap, what to put in it and how to look after it.
And to finish it all off ; a selection of great plants that will help bring a bit of fragrance to the garden
At the Garden World Spring festival, Tanya explores Sonita Young Asian inspired garden. She then uses Bromeliads to cover up an ugly pole as well showcase a different take on vertical gardening. Last but not least – she puts together a selection of indoor plants that brings a bit of magic into the house.
Tanya takes you through Theresa & Mark’s expansive suburban garden located in Parktown Johannesburg that is part of the “The Gardens of the Golden City 2013”, It has been garden divided into 3 distinct spaces; the front, garden, the vegetable garden as well as a traditionally rambling Highveld garden.
Then she gets her hands dirty by creating a Teepee to grow bush beans before potting up some colourful summer blossoms.
This week The Gardener brings you a stunning garden, with formal lines, clipped hedges and a great selection of plants. Then back in the garden – Tanya talks proteas and shows you the full proof method of planting them. Last but not least, she pots up a funky vibrant summer pot that’s sure to bring some colour to the garden.
Tanya brings you a Mediterranean inspired garden from the Garden World show gardens. Then she show a really cool idea for keeping children busy in the garden but recycling old tyres to create funky planters. Last but not least – she shows you the fool proof way of planting a Bougainvillea for success.
Tanya visits Keith Kirsten’s garden located on the banks of the Crocodile River and finds out more about the way it has been divided plus new flowers ranges that are sure to bring vibrant colour to any garden. Later on in the show, we get down to making a living Christmas tree as well as some very easy to do gift ideas.
We bring you of one South Africa’s grandest gardens – The Beechwood gardens in Hyde Park, Johannesburg that was part of this year’s Gardens of the golden city celebration then we chat to the owner and designer Christopher Greig before checking some really great plants in this part of the garden. Later on- Tanya puts together a mixed herb planter for any size garden.
We bring you a beautiful formal Rose garden from Beechwood gardens and catch up with owner Christopher Greig. Tanya then heads off to the garden centre to find optional companion plants for roses before showing you how to start a small worm farm to give you nutrient rich compost
We bring you the last of the Beechwood gardens – a delicious vegetable garden that is sure to knock your socks off. At the garden centre, Tanya finds other plants and herbs that will be a great addition for your vegetable garden. Back in then Tanya show you how to grow potatoes in a Laundry basket then transplanting them into the garden.