That's how we grow

With Charlie Albone

That's how we grow

With Charlie Albone

WELCOME TO THE BRAND NEW GARDENING PODCAST BY CHARLIE ALBONE AND STIHL

Put your headphones on because it’s time to get growing with Charlie. As an award-winning gardener and landscaper, he’s the experienced hand you need to grow your gardening skills and abilities.

In this brand new podcast, Charlie welcomes celebrated gardening experts and growers to talk about the best techniques, trends and tools to make your garden thrive. If your thumb is green, your garden vast and your to-do-list never ending, this podcast is for you! New episodes regularly.

Latest episode

Episode #4: Tree Pruning with Martin Peacock

Charlie speaks to Certified Arborist Martin Peacock about tree pruning. Australian natives like gums and wattle to backyard favourites like citrus and apple trees. How and when is the best time to prune? What are the best tools to use? Should you take on the larger trees in your backyard or leave those to the professional arborists? Planting new trees – How do I “design” trees to strike a good balance in the garden?

Season One

‘That's How We Grow’ - Preview

Charlie shares how his love of gardening grew from striping the lawns of an English manor house, and a few of the things he’s learned since. Find out what to expect over the first 8 episodes, from how to create the perfect garden maintenance workflow to the best tools and techniques for common gardening tasks. If you love nature and dream in green (like we do), this podcast is for you!

Episode #1: Gardening Trends with Special Guest Graham Ross

Welcome to the first episode of ‘That’s How We Grow’. Charlie Albone is joined by his good friend, esteemed horticulturist Graham Ross. After all his years of gardening, Graham has plenty of stories to tell and has his finger firmly on the pulse of what people are up to in their garden’s today. They cover gardening trends, Graham’s time in the gardening industry and the changes they have seen over the years.

A full transcript of this recording is available here.

Episode #2: Achieving the Perfect Lawn with Joe Rogers

Host Charlie Albone is joined by lawn expert Joe Rogers. Joe is the commercial and research development manager at Lawn Solutions Australia, home to Sir Walter Buffalo turf. Charlie and Joe cover the best ways to establish, maintain and rejuvenate what is often the heart of a garden, the lawn.

A full transcript of this recording is available here.

Episode #3: Planting Vegetable Gardens with Maggie Beer, Australia’s Best Loved Cook

Host Charlie Albone is joined by the incredible Maggie Beer to discuss her passion for gardening. Maggie loves to create incredible dishes from her own produce. A renowned vegetable grower, Charlie and Maggie share their knowledge to help everyone have a brilliant vegetable patch.

A full transcript of this recording is available here.

Episode #4: Tree Pruning with Martin Peacock

Charlie speaks to Certified Arborist Martin Peacock about tree pruning. Australian natives like gums and wattle to backyard favourites like citrus and apple trees. How and when is the best time to prune? What are the best tools to use? Should you take on the larger trees in your backyard or leave those to the professional arborists? Planting new trees – How do I “design” trees to strike a good balance in the garden?

Episode #5: Hedge and Lawn Care with Jimmy Turner

Whether you enjoy year-round warmth in the northern states, or are used to dressing for four seasons in one day down south, the Summer sun and heat can have a major effect on the health of your garden no matter what part of the country you’re in. Charlie speaks to self-confessed plant geek and hot climate gardening expert Jimmy Turner on ways to combat dry conditions and keep your backyard green this Summer.

Available 28/10/21

About Charlie Albone

What would the new STIHL gardening podcast be without a real expert to host? For the past twenty years, award-winning landscape designer and TV host Charlie Albone has seen, shaped and revived many gardens around the world. His great eye and passion for gardening, combined with a keen interest in sustainability, make for stunning but liveable garden creations. On ‘That’s How We Grow’, Charlie empowers you to master various projects and garden challenges, one episode at a time.

Why we’re bringing you this podcast

Sharing is caring and gardeners help each other out. That’s why Charlie is pulling out all his best tips and tricks to help grow your skills! Listen now to learn all his best kept gardening secrets, like the use of robotic mowers to free up time for other garden projects, and how to create the perfect garden maintenance workflow. Of course, Charlie is a STIHL fan – so expect to learn his favourite tools for each job, too. Get your headphones and start let’s shape your green oasis together.

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