The Gardener

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Presented by Tanya Visser, editor of The Gardener magazine; this practical and informative gardening show tackles everything that takes place in and around your garden…

In this season the garden gloves come off as Tanya tackles a variety of topics like ornamental grasses, solutions for shaded areas, winning pot-recipes for instant colour, healing plants like Echinacea, her favourite succulents from the Sedum family and a bucket full of inspirational ideas to try at home…

With step-by-step guidance and a smorgasbord of information, be sure to join Tanya as she takes you on a South African garden journey…

Episode 1

  • Propagating Clivias
  • Hydrangeas
  • 4 x Shade Plants
  • Fallen Leaves as Mulch

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode, Tanya shows you how to propagate and grow Clivias from seed; how to get the most out of your Hydrangeas; four shade plants that will bring life to the darker areas of your garden; and how to benefit from fallen leaves…

Episode 2

  • Intro to Malvas
  • Malva Pot Mix
  • Planting colourful Winter annuals

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode Tanya shares some information on the popular Malva and how to plant and maintain them in a pot. With the last of the winter annuals still in bloom, it is not too late to enjoy them in your garden. Tanya gives the low-down on seedling packs and colour bags, and shows you how to go about planting them with the help of a new 3-step fertilizer.

Episode 3

  • Ornamental Grasses
  • Planting Ornamental grasses and Dianthus
  • Lawn Care

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode Tanya takes a look at the wonderful variety of ornamental grasses that are sure to bring texture to your garden. She demonstrates how ornamental grasses can be planted with colourful Dianthus to create a striking area in the garden. When it comes to lawns, most of us have them, and most of us struggle to keep them looking lush and green year round. Tanya gives some pointers on getting the most out of your green turf.

Episode 4

  • Herbs in a bird cage
  • Veggie Seeds
  • Pruning Trees

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

Growing your own herbs is a must for any culinary enthusiast! Tanya shows you how to plant up an old birdcage for a fresh approach to gardening. When it comes to planting veggie seeds, there are a few things to take into consideration to ensure you’re getting the most out of your seeds. Tanya shows how to work with different sized seeds by creating a bulking agent. Tending to your trees is as important as mowing the lawn. Tanya demonstrates how to trim a tree and you can create garden mulch from the cut-offs.

Episode 5

  • Displadenia climber
  • Propagating Succulents
  • Roses

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode, Tanya demonstrates how you can cover a bare wall with a beautiful climber like Displadenia. With water-wise on everyone’s lips, propagating your succulents is easy and a must! Tanya shows you how to get the most out of your succulents! Keeping your roses looking spectacular is as easy as following a few basic steps. Tanya shares her taking on getting the most out of roses.

Episode 6

  • Coleus
  • Veggie Planters

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode of The Gardener, Tanya features the versatile Coleus. We take a look at a few different varieties and then show you how to plant them up in a container. When growing your own vegetable in a planter, there are some steps you need to take to ensure healthy produce. Tanya shows you the right way to ensure you get the most out of your edible garden.

Episode 7

  • Salvias
  • Sowing bulk seeds

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode of The Gardener Tanya features the striking Salvia family. With many different varieties you are sure to find one to fill your garden. Tanya also shows you how to plant Salvias in a window box perfect to bring life to a dull spot. If you are looking to sow seeds directly into the garden bed, Tanya has some tips and advice to make sure you get the ultimate success rate…

Episode 8

  • Echinacea
  • Orchids

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode of The Gardener, we look at the beautiful and healing Echinacea. Tanya shares tips on how to plant and care for them in the garden bed, and demonstrates how you can fill a garden bed with a companion plant to get maximum effect. When it comes to orchids, knowing how to correctly care for them will bring you many years of flowering… Tanya shows you how to get the most out of your orchids…

Episode 9

  • Begonias
  • Installing a pond

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode of The Gardener, Tanya features Begonias. With many different varieties, you will be sure to find one for your garden. Tanya shares a pot recipe that includes Begonias, and gives tips and advice on caring for this beautiful plant. If you’ve always wanted a pond, Tanya shows you step by step how to create your own.

Episode 10

  • Chillies
  • Water Saving

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode of The Gardener, Tanya covers all corners of chillies. With a large variety of different types and strengths, you are sure to find your favourite. We also look at how you can grow your chillies from seed, and lastly look at water-wise gardening.

Episode 11

  • How to plant a hedge
  • How to maintain a hedge
  • Annual colour

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode of The Gardener, Tanya shows you everything there is to know about hedges. From planting your own, to maintaining an established hedge. For those looking to plant annual colour from seed, now is the time and Tanya gives you the tips and advice you need to get spectacular colour in the garden.

Episode 12

  • Sedum
  • Birds in the Garden

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode of The Gardener, Tanya features the water-wise Sedum family. This beautiful coral-like succulent family is a must and Tanya shows you how striking different varieties can be when planted together in a container… We also look at different ways to attract birds to the garden…

Episode 13

  • Conifers
  • Ground Covers
  • Pruning 101

The Gardener is a practical and informative gardening show presented by Tanya Visser.

In this week’s episode of The Gardener, Tanya tackles a variety of gardening projects. We look at Conifers and how you can plant them up in a pot, then it’s all about finding the right ground-cover for your walkways and lastly Tanya goes pruning 101.