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All The Dirt Gardening, Sustainability and Food

Oct 19, 2018

Deryn talks to gardening presenter Angus Stewart about composting waste; the benefits of worm farming and other practical composting methods.

Oct 13, 2018

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 of...

Oct 5, 2018

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.

Sep 29, 2018

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...

Sep 21, 2018

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.