Patch from scratch

Australia, 1996

TV show
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Episode of Series “Gardening Australia”.
Witness Peter Cundall transform a patch of exhausted lawn into a productive vegetable garden yielding a cornucopia of fresh organic vegetables. Over an 18 month period the viewer follows the cycle of sowing, fertilising and harvesting through Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Peter demonstrates how to rotate the beds with legumes, brassicas, root crops and companion plants to maintain healthy crops and fertile soil, and how to keep pests and diseases at bay. Vegetables shown being grown include Peas, Beans, Lettuce, Endive, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Garlic, Sweet Corn, Pumpkin, Cucumber, Zucchini, Swedes, Carrots, Onions, Capsicums, Potatoes, Oca and Artichokes.

Credits

production company

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

producer

Colin Grubb

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1996

Appears in

Gardening Australia

Group of items

Gardening Australia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

306729

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Gardening

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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