Paul Roy from Red Rock Nursery at Gidgegannup grows and sells carnivorous plants. He talks with Steve and Deryn about his fascination with sundews, venus fly traps and pitcher plants and shares his tips for caring for these fascinating carnivores.
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.
Nick Gillett is a farmer in Bencubbin, in the North Eastern Wheatbelt of WA. He talks to Steve and Deryn about the challenges of farming on 300mm annual rainfall (about 175mm in the average April to October growing season) and how farmers are adapting to new technology and reduced use
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.
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
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.