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Melanie Walker's Grounded

Melanie Walker's Grounded

Author: Melanie Walker | Solid Gold Podcast Studios

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Welcome to Grounded. Hosted by the ever-energetic Melanie Walker, this podcast explores gardening, nature, adventure, and all things Grounded.
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Sunday 20 October is Garden Day this year. Cary Goodwin and I give you all the hints and tips you'll need - courtesy of Life is a Garden - to create that glorious garden of your own. Whether it be a backyard patio or balcony, or your own little plot of heaven, there's no reason not to add loads of green to your life. And listen out for upcoming garden events, including the Gardens of Saint Christopher open day in Hyde Park Johannesburg on Garden Day.If you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
Green issues and the environment are coming more and more under the spotlight worldwide as Donna-Mari Noble of MPact tells us, the time has come for all people to get proactive when it concerns us tidying up after ourselves. In this episode, we get all the hints and tips on how to be less of a litterbug and how to make an impact - of the good variety - on the world around us.http://mpact.co.za/ click hereIf you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
October is the month of the King (or should that be Queen) of the plant world to make themselves known in SA. Roses are the plant that conjure up visions of love, not just through their good looks, but the memories their scent evoke... Long thought by many to be particularly pernickity, difficult to grow and in need of far too much attention, Roses have proven their worth in water scarce gardens around the country. As one of the top Rose breeders in the country, Anja Taschner demystifies the lore of these beauties, and tells us more about the latest Named Rose to come from their stable in honour of Thuli Madonsela.https://www.ludwigsroses.co.za/ click hereIf you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
During Arbor Month, following up interviews a year ago, Julian Ortlepp updates us on the Shothole Borer crisis, what remedies may be available and what we can do about it. We also take a look at what tree's we can and should be planting, and discuss the pros and cons of bushwhacking!Visit the Tree Works website click hereIf you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
Life Is a garden is the go-to guide for gardeners across the country. Cary Goodwin takes us through what this time of year brings for us in terms of great plants, ugly noonoos and keeping kids busy.Visit Life is a Garden's website click hereIf you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
Annuals are the perfect solution for instant colour - especially when coming out of a dry, dull winter. Peter Goodwin takes us through new and improved varieties to give your garden that lift it needs.Visit the Peeble Plants website click hereIf you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
Spring is an exciting time of year in the garden with all the colour popping out all over. Michael Rickhoff explains why pink isn't just a colour and what we should be thinking about when it comes to creating a fabulous outdoor space.Lifestyle College for Landscape Design and Horticulture courses click hereConnect with Jacky Van Wyk on LinkedIn click hereIf you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
Ardent horticulturist turned plant hunter extreme, Judd Kirkel Welwitch is often to be found trundling the back roads of South Africa's botanical hotspots looking for rare plants. He's setting out on an epic journey to describe and name a plant he discovered which hasn't been seen by the botanical world to date. Join us on his journey to find out more!If you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
Kathy Varney, marketing and product manager of Ball Straathoffone of SAs biggest companies when it comes to the creation and distribution of new and exciting flower and plant varieties, gives us the lowdown on the state of Impatiens, how trialling plants works, and a heads up on new plants to look out for.If you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
Communication is key to development, both personal and societal. As ways of communicating have become more technologically inclined, there are still those who are unconnected and missing Out on this valuable tool for learning. Paul Müller of Connect Earth has a vision for Africa, in bringing the world to them, while using communication tech as a vehicle for teaching and sharing of ideas. Free wifi for unconnected communities? Let's see what the future brings.ConnectEarth.com click hereIf you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at SolidGoldStudios.co.za
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