Using vinegar against oxalis taking over your lawn
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
20h ago
Sab and Tets  cover exterminating weeds, bugs, fungus and Daleks.  02:14 Sab shares her story of how she came to work at the ABC. 05:40 (and 14:55) How to keep your lawn looking perfect with vinegar in weed season.   12:02 Thinking about digging up your Birds of Paradise? Here's how to move it. Subscribe to the podcast through the ABC Listen App, Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to listen ..read more
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Boots and Scoots: Celebrating 100 Years of ABC Radio Perth
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1w ago
Donning their cowgirl boots and spurred on by a LIVE studio audience, Sab and Amber celebrate ABC Radio Perth's 100th birthday with a special country episode of Roots and Shoots: Boots and Scoots.  16:57 If you've over-pruned, you're not alone. Join us here on Pruners Anonymous. 26:12 With a beard that beautiful, this surprise guest could only be Gardening Australia's Costa Georgiadis! 43:35 Galactic Gardening: A real life Dalek crashes the party to discuss chilli thrip extermination and cucumbers.  Listen to the program live on Saturdays at 9:00AM on ABC Radio Perth and as ..read more
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What this year's sunny weather means for your fruit trees
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1w ago
Sab and Tets are joined by former ABC broadcaster Geraldine Mellet to chat all things in your garden, and a few memories of days gone by for the 100th Birthday of 6WF..  00:32 It's winter but your mango tree might think it's spring, and has started flowering again. Here's what you need to know. 01:29 Tips on what kind of frost nettings to use to protect your plants. 02:26 + 09:18 Confused fruit trees continued.  18:18 Can you over water an Alexander palm?   Listen to the program live on Saturdays at 10:00AM on ABC Radio Perth and ask your questions by calling in on 1300 222 ..read more
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Advantages of a 'wicking' bed in your garden
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1w ago
The garSab and Amber dive into citrus trees, and root systems all whilst feeling a little dusty after a large Friday night.  04:34 How to grow and care for wattle. 17:51 What to do if the roots grow out of a potted plant.  29:34 Interview with Michael Bradley about the benefits of 'wicking', and all things you need to know about veggie gardens.  Subscribe to the podcast through the ABC Listen App, Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to listen.dening program for gardeners and non-gardeners ..read more
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It's finally raining, but don't apply fertiliser to your lawn yet
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2w ago
Sab and Tets discuss wetting agents, the rain and the importance of a good cup of tea. 03:31 It's finally started to rain but don't use fertiliser yet, here is what you should add to your lawn first. 05:47 What to do when your passionfruit vine is all flowers, no fruit. 15:41 Your curry leaf tree has scale. Is it still okay to cook with?  Listen to the program live on Saturdays at 10:00AM on ABC Radio Perth and ask your questions by calling in on 1300 222 720 or text 0437 922 720 Subscribe to the podcast through the ABC Listen App, Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to lis ..read more
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How to identify citrus gall wasps and how to get rid of them
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2w ago
Sab and Amber discuss citrus gall wasps, climbing evergreens and how to find a narrow pair of shoes.  15:21 What to do about citrus gall wasps in your lime tree.  17:51 Looking for the right tree to plant into a large pot? Sab has the answers on what you should plant.  39:08 How to best tackle a pear tree prune Listen to the program live on Saturdays at 10:00AM on ABC Radio Perth and ask your questions by calling in on 1300 222 720 or text 0437 922 720 Subscribe to the podcast through the ABC Listen App, Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to listen ..read more
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What to do if tree climbers damage a branch
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
3w ago
On today's show: 00:20 What to do about your garden and the lack of rain this year.  03:30 Interview with Damien Postma, the Demand Delivery Manager at Water Corporation. 16:55 Recommendations on fast growing plants to grow in large pots.   21:18 What to do if a limb breaks off your tree. Listen to the program live on Saturdays at 10:00AM on ABC Radio Perth and ask your questions by calling in on 1300 222 720 or text 0437 922 720 Subscribe to the podcast through the ABC Listen App, Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to listen ..read more
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Be courageous when pruning your Salvia
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
On today's show: 00:28 Salvias will bloom all year round, how to know when to prune - and how much to take off!  04:46 Is your Ponytail plant huge? Can you cut it in half and propagate?  11:02 At what angle should you cut the stems of your Frangipani when taking cuttings?  17:21If your Desert Rose plant has browning leaves, here's how to help. Listen to the program live on Saturdays at 10:00AM on ABC Radio Perth and ask your questions by calling in on 1300 222 720 or text 0437 922 720 Subscribe to the podcast through the ABC Listen App, Apple Podcasts or wher ..read more
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Greenhouses offer ideal conditions for banana trees in winter
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
On today's show: 00:27 It's citrus season! Transplants, bumper crops, dwarf root stocks and all things oranges. 07:11 What is the best way to grow giant pumpkins? 18:55 Mites on your azaleas? Sab has you covered.  25:34 Does your juvenile banana plant need to be in a greenhouse this winter? Listen to the program live on Saturdays at 10:00AM on ABC Radio Perth and ask your questions by calling in on 1300 222 720 or text 0437 922 720 Subscribe to the podcast through the ABC Listen App, Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to listen ..read more
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What's the best way to boost the health of my soil?
Roots and Shoots
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
Sab and Amber discuss soil health, citrus grafting and how much we all love Albany.  15:16 - Can I use dieback-infected trees for mulch?  31:55 - What's the best time for citrus grafting?  43:24 -  How can I best prepare my soil for a range of plants?  Subscribe to the podcast through the ABC Listen App, Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to listen ..read more
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