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Garden Better — All Episodes

Welcome to ‘Garden Better’, the new podcast from Better Homes and Gardens. In each episode horticulturists Roger Fox and Jenny Dillon will be dishing the dirt on all things gardening, guiding you through the season and taking a look at what’s hot, what’s not, and how you can keep things thriving in your own little patch of paradise. Plus, Milton Black gives you gardening by the moon.

Episode 1

In this episode, we’ll be wandering around the late summer garden, putting the spotlight on several of its signature flowers, and offering tips on what to do in the vegie patch. Plus we're joined by Angie Thomas from Yates to discuss solutions to one of the season’s biggest challenges – pests and diseases. And we talk to astrologer Milton Black about gardening by the moon.

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Episode 2

In this episode, we’re going to look at one of the most common challenges faced by gardeners – shade – plus we give you the low-down on autumn feeding for your garden. We’ll also chat to horticulturist Matthew Carroll about ways to save water in the garden. And later, we check in with Milton Black, Australia’s favourite astrologer, for his tips on gardening by the moon.

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Episode 3

In this episode, we’re going to check out the best flowers for autumn colour and what you can plant in your vegie patch this season. We'll also talk to Grahame Rowe, garden designer with Better Homes and Gardens TV show, about how to get the tropical look in your garden. And later on, don’t miss our chat with Milton Black, Australia’s favourite astrologer, on gardening by the moon.

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Episode 4

In this episode, we’re going to look at lawns and what you can do to keep them in top shape through the cool months, as well as offering ideas for countering one of the most challenging of garden pests – the possum! And we’ll also talk herbs with Ellie Vernon, food Editor at Better Homes and Gardens magazine. And later on, don’t miss our chat with Milton Black on gardening by the moon.

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Episode 5

In this episode, we’re going to take a look at two classic autumn gardening themes – the best trees for seasonal foliage colour, and how to create stunning bulb displays by planting them in pots. Plus, we’ll also talk to horticulturist Matthew Carroll about vertical gardening. And later on, don’t miss our chat with Milton Black, Australia’s favourite astrologer, for his tips on gardening by the moon.

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Episode 6

In this episode, we’re going to have a chat about which native plants to choose for flower colour through winter. We’ll also set you straight on compost making – it’s not hard to do and you make your own plant food! Plus, we’ll also talk with Angie Thomas about the best – and hardest to kill – indoor plants. And later on, we chat with Milton Black on gardening by the moon.

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