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Connecting people to their patch of earth: Costa Georgiadis

Known simply as Costa, landscape architect Costa Georgiadis is an eco-visionary. As host of the TV show ‘Gardening Australia’, this man, and his impressive beard, inspires thousands of people around the country to connect with Mother Nature. On this episode of Talking Australia Costa shares his journey from growing up on the beaches of Sydney to travelling the world and falling in love with gardening. He also talks about his role in the educational program Junior Landcare and his hopes for the future of caring for our land. This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Liz Ginis (Managing Editor Digital at Australian Geographic) and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com) You can also follow us on Instagram @australiangeographic

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Gallery: Australia’s top 10 botanic gardens

While there’s no legal accreditation to become a botanic garden, it’s generally held that these gardens should involve some sort of scientific study. Of course, for the everyday lover of flowers and plants, the term simply represents a place to enjoy some of the best sights and smells nature has to offer. Australia is home to a terrifically diverse range of natural environments, and some of the best plant life in the world. So, whether your interest is in science, leisure or just a good place to picnic, check out our list of Australia’s top 10 botanic gardens.