Melanie Walker, one of South Africa’s most passionate landscape enthusiasts, once again joins forces once again with food gardener extraordinaire, Linda Galvad on Gardening 101.
Melanie takes us through more of the country’s most impressive gardens, from private homes to public spaces and botanical wonders, digging deeper into the world of horticulture and sharing ideas and tips that you can use in your own garden.
Linda brings us more of the advice we need to create bountiful vegetable gardens which will be the envy of the neighbourhood. From preparing and planting right through the care and harvesting your fruitful crop!
26 July – 01 Aug: Episode 8
We bring you the more gardens from 2018 Lifestyle Show Gardens, we’ll also give you helpful hints & tips for successful organic veggie gardening.
We discuss eco friendly ways to get rid of pests in the garden; we show you how to make you own organic compost and we also bring you fruits and nuts varieties to plant
We visit the Margaret Roberts Herbal Centre to find out about the continuation of the late Margaret Robert’s legacy. We show you how to make a raised garden bed and the top 5 must have herbs.
Find out what you need to know when gardening with trees, Linda Galvad recycles & upcycles household goods to use in the organic garden; we also look at why roses are still a firm favourite for most gardeners
We look at the role play bees in gardens and visit a beekeeper’s honey room, Linda Galvad shows you how to germinate seeds; and we bring you some old favourite indigenous plants that would be a great addition to the garden.
We explore alpine planting and find out how landscapers are using it in their designs, Linda Galvad shows you how to plant your own micro greens; and we also meet a landscaper who is a passionate collector of succulents and cacti.