Episode 70: Community, Environment and Growing for Good with Rachael Roberts

Episode 70: Community, Environment and Growing for Good with Rachael Roberts

Eighteen years ago three friends created a meeting place where people could learn how to live more sustainably. Environment House in Bayswater has grown to become a community hub that promotes climate protection, river and wetland care and a range of sustainability issues.

On this week’s podcast Deryn and Steve talk with one of the founders, Rachael Roberts, about how a small grass roots organisation can make a difference. 

Episode 66: Perth's Lawn Guru Nick Bell and Horticulturist Extraordinaire Neville Passmore

Episode 66: Perth's Lawn Guru Nick Bell and Horticulturist Extraordinaire Neville Passmore

Nick Bell  was born in 1936 and is one of the pioneers of the turf industry but got his foothold in the industry travelling through SWWA restocking Yates' seed stands. We talk about lawn, artificial turf and his life with well known garden presenter Neville Passmore, who has written a book on Nick's life.

Episode 64: Rob Melville and Katie Coyle Bring the Passion of a Rose Growing Dynasty to All The Dirt

Episode 64: Rob Melville and Katie Coyle Bring the Passion of a Rose Growing Dynasty to All The Dirt

If you love roses you're going to enjoy our chat with Rob Melville,  a 
third generation rose grower who with partner Katie Coyle runs 
Melville's Rose and Garden, a propagation and retail nursery in the 
Perth hills.

The couple have an enduring passion for everything rosy and discuss 
with Steve and Deryn their best loved rose varieties and favourite 
salvias to team with with roses.