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  • Good morning everyone, image

    As I said in the previous posting, a bit late today.

    Rather busy this week, so it could happen more often...image

    Here is today's harvest of gardening programmes.

    Oklahoma Gardening has the following...

    This episode features plants for the new gardening season, including Native and Tropical Euphorbias for the Landscape, a native spring blooming tree, rose alternatives, trial gardens at The Botanic Garden at OSU, the Hardy Ice Plant, and the Passion Vine.

    The Backyard Farmer is also back.

    Here is what they have got...

    This program focuses on roses, insect pests of roses, garden clean up and an interview about wild bird seed.

    Querbeet made an insect hotel, tested robot lawnmowers, looked at snowdrops and bougainvilleas, made an ice bowl with leaves and berries in it and looks ahead at the coming year.

    Clips of the individual items from the programme here...

    And Kaffee oder Tee has a clip about membersof the almond family and their blossoms.

    Have a lovely day! image


  • Good morning everyone, image

    Cold wet and grey here at the moment, and getting colder over the next few days. image

    But at least spring is getting a bit closer every day. image

    Here is what I found on the web...

    Decouvertes Jardins has been spring cleaning and renovating.

    Kaffee oder Tee has a clip about how to look after plants which have been brought indoors for winter.

    They also have a clip about bonsai.

    Have a great day, whatever you're doing! image



  • Good morning everyone, image

    It looks like winter is coming here today, brrr.

    No snow yet though, fortunately!

    And very little gardening on the web today. image

    Kaffee oder Tee has a clip about herbal teas which will make you feel warm.

    And I found a multi-media gardening special from a German regional broadcaster.

    It's supposed to have pictures, text, audio and video.

    Haven't had time to explore yet though.

    Have a good day! image


  • Hi,

    I'm new to this forum and because I'm on the opposite side of the World I have different problems to those you encounter. Today was 42 degrees, which is a tad hot even for Australia. Then storm early this evening. Still very hot though. I have a big collection of begonias and some of them are not liking the heat at all. They're very forgiving though and give them a drink and they're happy.

    Glad you enjoy Gardening Australia. The show and the magazine have been really helpful to me with my gardening efforts. My main hobby is getting things to grow from seed. Always interested in any helpful advice.

    Cheers ???
  • Hello Ginger 2,

    Welcome to the forum! image This is a lovely forum, full of very helpful people, so if you have any questions, or simply want to chat about gardening or plants, just go ahead! image

    Yes, I really like Gardening Australia, and it always surprises me how much of what they have on the programme is really useful here in Europe too.

    Pity they have a break at the moment. image

    I quite like begonias too. Not just the ones which are grown for their flowers, but the ones with the coloured leaves too. I have some of those as houseplants.

    There is at least one other member from Australia on the forum. Her name is Pat E and she often participates on the Hello Forkers thread. That is the thread for general chat, where we can talk about all sorts of stuff, and not just about gardening.image

    I too like growing stuff from seed and I know thaty many others on the forum do so too.image

    Lovely to hear from you all the way from warm and sunny Australia, while we are at the start of a cold spell...

    Have a lovely evening ! image


  • Lily PillyLily Pilly Central southern Scotland Posts: 3,845

    Hi Ginger welcome, hope you get as much from this site as I do. So much knowledge and we have an Aussie , Pat she is north of Sydney, I think near the Snowies (?)

    we used to live in Melbourne and I tride all sorts of ways to grow bulbs. I missed my spring bulbs so much. However I had to give up and enjoyed instead bulbs I couldn't do in Scotland. Lots and lots of freesiaimage

    Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”
    A A Milne
  • Pat EPat E Posts: 10,615

    Hi Ginger 2. I live on the Monaro! About an hours drive south of Canberra. Which region are you in?  We have something in common at the moment with the heat, but we had some rain come through late yesterday which has helped to cool things down quire a bit.  Welcome to the Forum.image

    S. E. NSW
  • Pat EPat E Posts: 10,615

    Kleinpieper, thanks for letting my know about the other Australian on the thread. I hadn't seen your very helpful thread before, so that something to keep in mind when I'm bored with TV.image

    S. E. NSW
  • Pat EPat E Posts: 10,615

    Sorry about the name spelling - I have a permanent problem with my spell checker.

    S. E. NSW
  • Good morning Lily Pilly and Pat, image

    Thanks for your lovely welcome posts for Ginger 2.

    I hope he or she will come back to read them. image

    Pat, I hope you'll find some nice programmes on this thread. Sometines there are really nice things on the web, and before we know it Gardeners' World and Gardening Australia will start broadcasting again too! image


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