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We're transforming a grassy clay bank into the fertile crescent with Colin Walker's help...well that's the plan anyway! (18′44″)
Gardener Colin Walker does some"double digging"to improve soil quality and hopefully by Labour Day we'll have some veggies in the soil. (17′05″)
We've got a long list of crops for planting but what's realistic for our small urban garden? Colin Walker helps out. (17′01″)
How do you know if your seedlings will deliver the goods? We've got a buyer's guide with Colin Walker. (22′44″)
Colin Walker helps us plant out the first crops at the iPlot: our urban veggie garden. Fingers crossed there'll be no more frosts! (21′55″)
We're back in the iPlot, our urban veggie patch. Colin Walker's sharing his compost recipe with us! (13′00″)
Signs of life in our urban veggie patch! Head gardener Colin Walker's inspecting the beds to see how our seedlings have been weathering the southerlies. (15′13″)
Head gardener Colin Walker plans our planting cycle. We're sowing our salad greens using a bio-intensive method. The idea is to plant continually so we get crops throughout the summer and not one massive harvest in three months time. Colin explains how to manage this process and get healthy nutritious food all the time. (16′54″)
We’re planting spuds, and Colin’s got a swag of varieties for me to plant in the iPlot. Using the bio-intensive style we’ll get nearly 30 plants in a four-metre long bed, and with a bit of crafty potato ‘tickling’ we’ll be eating new potatoes in a few months. Colin has a natural way to prevent the Psyllid getting your crops plus we ask MAF what you can do as a home gardener. (16′41″)
Colin Walker drops in to our urban veggie patch to see how the compost heap's getting on. (4′21″)
The salad and rocket's going off but when will we have a bit more variety on the menu? Plus Colin Walker supervises more planting - this week, beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce and basil. (13′54″)
Our executive agrarian adviser Colin Walker fields some of your gardening related queries. (15′32″)
Transforming a grassy clay bank in Simon's back garden into a productive veggie patch.
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