Gardening Australia: May 29

Clarence Slockee is co-hosting Gardening Australia with Costa today.

The show today celebrates National Reconciliation Week with a special Walking Together themed episode that embraces Australia’s First Peoples.

Native Rooftop Farm
Costa Georgiadis
Costa visits Australia’s first Indigenous run rooftop farm growing edible native plants in inner city Sydney to catch up with the co-founder of the project, our very own Clarence Slockee!

Ikara Inheritance
Sophie Thomson
Sophie visits the Adelaide Botanic Gardens to see flora from the Ikara-Flinders Ranges and learn about the crucial work conserving some of South Australia’s rarest plants.

Bunya Dreaming
Jerry Coleby-Williams
Jerry visits an indigenous cultural event that celebrates the iconic bunya pine and its connection to local identity.

Guarding Grasslands
Jane Edmanson
Jane explores of the best patches of wildflower grasslands in the Melbourne area – a living museum of an ecosystem that once covered much of Victoria.

My Garden Path
Katie West
We meet Yindjibarndi artist Katie West to explore how her plant-based art practice has helped her connect with her culture and history.

My Garden Path
We meet the people behind ICaN Growing Nursery, a native Indigenous run nursery in Dubbo that is giving people new skills, jobs and a connection to the local flora.

Plant Me Instead
Josh Byrne
Josh provides some easy plant choice alternatives to environmental weeds that are hiding in everyday gardens.

Tips
Millie Ross profiles the yam daisy, a plant that might be new to some gardeners but has been in cultivation on this continent for tens of thousands of years.

7:30pm tonight on ABC.

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