Steve Wood and Deryn Thorpe discuss what to do in the garden in spring including what veggies to plant and bulbs to buy for summer colour.
Steve Wood from All The Dirt podcast talks to Chris and Bron Blake, from Vasse Valley, trail blazers in the newly established hemp industry, about the building materials, fabrics and gourmet health foods made from this ancient crop.
Deryn Thorpe and John Colwill from All The Dirt podcast talk with environmental designer David Holmgren the co-originator of the permaculture concept about his life and how we can downshift our energy use and grow more food.
Deryn Thorpe and John Colwill from All The Dirt Podcast have a though provoking chat with Matthew Evans from Fat Pig Farm and 'Gourmet Farmer' on SBS TV about farming, feral animals, meat production and the ethics of eating it.
Australian Native Plant Botanist Greg Keighery talks about the biodiversity of the south west of Western Australia and bush tucker plants.
Steve Wood and Deryn Thorpe speak to Vivienne Etter, president of the WA Rose Society on this All The Dirt podcast. They chat about some of her favourite varieties and hear her tips for growing roses with abundant blooms.
In this week’s podcast Steve and Deryn discuss some of their favourite native groundcovers and Steve talks to fifth generation winemakers Ben and Sasha from Glenarty Road.
Steve and Deryn are talking about what to do in the garden in winter. Don’t let the cold weather keep you indoors, rug up and get digging.
In this episode of All The Dirt, Grady Brand, Senior Curator of Kings Park, speaks about his lifelong passions for the environment and conservation. Grady has worked at the botanic park for more than 41 years; he even has a type of eucalyptus named after him!
Charlie talks about his amazing journey as a gardener, television presenter and award winning garden designer. Leesa Hart talks about the healing value of a garden.
Deryn chats with Gardening Australia's Sophie Thomson about her love of gardening and its joys and challenges.
Hanna Etchells discusses her world leading studies on fire regeneration of Australian bush lands and our changing environment.
Deryn and Steve chat with Alison Smith about Kings Park Botanical Gardens and her role in the spectacular Eden Project.
Deryn and Steve discuss hints and jobs for the Autumn garden.
Deryn chats to Melissa Palinkas one of our chefs at this years Perth Garden Festival and Deryn and Steve talk Salvias, including Salvia Love and Wishes.
Mitch McDonnell from Little Leaf Co joins Steve and Deryn to talk about the caring for and enjoying your indoor plants.
Ep 80 Join Deryn Steve Sabrina Hahn and Neville Passmore as they talk with guests and exhibitors at the Kalamunda Garden Festival
Craig Musson from WAFEX leads the world in West Australian Wax flower breeding
Angus Stewart discusses West Australia’s rich biodiversity and his passion for wildflowers with Deryn Thorpe .
Deryn talks with leading research scientist Monica Gagliano about her latest discoveries on plant communication and cognition.
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.
Deryn talks to gardening presenter Angus Stewart about composting waste; the benefits of worm farming and other practical composting methods.
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
As a boy Dr Terry Houston was fascinated by the natural world and has spent more than 50 years studying Australia's 2000 native bees.
He talks with Deryn and Steve about their important in our bush and gardens and reveals some of their unusual, and to our human understanding, quirky behaviours.
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.
In this week's podcast Deryn and Steve talk about edible and ornamental water plants, aquaponics, edible fish and ponds with Calinda Anderson from the Woodvale Fish and Lily Farm.
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.
Rupert Phillips from the House of Honey fell in love with beekeeping at age 8 and brings a lifetime of experience to share with All The Dirt. He joined Deryn and Steve to talk about backyard bee keeping and the medicinal properties of honey.
Lynne Chapman brings her lifetime of plant knowledge and love for roses to the show. Find out about her favourite varieties, how to strike successful cuttings, and how to bring out the best in your blooms.