Let’s face it, there’s no better feeling than pottering in your garden, but when life prevents you from being outside, you can always fill the void with a gardening podcast. Elevate your gardening knowledge by tuning into these five gardening podcasts this year.
Why listen to gardening podcasts?
Podcasts are a new form of media that has dramatically increased in popularity since they were first created in 2004. The rapid rise in popularity is due to the convenient nature of podcasts. Unlike television which requires you to look at a screen, users can listen to podcast audio episodes covering a wide variety of topics on the go. Most podcasts are hosted by professionals who share high-quality content from their fields of expertise such as health and wellness, technology and gardening.
Top 5 gardening podcasts
If you love ABCs premiere television gardening program, Gardening Australia, then you will enjoy their podcast. This equally valuable spin-off from their weekly TV series covers all gardening topics and provides useful tips for creating a beautiful and abundant garden. Each episode is presented by Australia’s leading horticultural experts and hosted by gardening guru Costa Georgiadis. Download this free podcast via Gardening Australia’s website or Podbean app.
The Epic Gardener
Do you have a spare 10 minutes in your day? Make the most of it by listening to The Epic Gardener podcast hosted by Kevin Espiritu, an urban gardener, hydroponics enthusiast, and all-around plant lover. This podcast will give you a little boost of gardening wisdom as Kevin answers listeners’ questions and provides daily gardening tips, including pest prevention, hydroponics and plant care, in a fun and informative way. Listen for free via his website or Apple iTunes.
If you’re a home-gardener in need of practical advice to help you get the most out of your patch, then you can’t go past Garden Clinic’s “Digs Deeper” podcast. Expert host and loved Australian TV garden presenter Graham Ross, along with Linda and Sandra Ross, bring a world of gardening knowledge to your fingertips in short 30-minute episodes. From growing fresh produce to creating a spectacular cottage garden, this inspiring green team will help you create the garden of your dreams, whether in a garden bed or plant pot. Tune into this fantastic podcast for free via their website or Apple iTunes.
All the Dirt
This fortnightly podcast dishes all the dirt on gardening, sustainability, and environmental matters from insightful conservations with leading experts such as ABC host Hannah Moloney, organic specialists Anthony and Tini Quinlan and botanist professor Kingsley Dixon. With a wealth of knowledge from decades of industry work, hosts Steve Wood and Deryn Thorpe provide advice that gardening enthusiasts have long waited for. Listen to over 150 episodes via their website or Apple iTunes.
Created by Australian community radio station 3CR, the Gardening Show is an easy listening talk-back gardening show that has also been adapted to a weekly podcast. Hosts Gwen Elliot, Pam Vardy, AB, and Millie Ross, cover all aspects of gardening, horticulture and sustainability in their interesting interviews with Australian gardening experts. Tune into their on-air show every Sunday from 7.30 am to 9.15 am, or subscribe to their podcast here.
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