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)
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Overlooking the western Victorian countryside from the top of Mt Porndon, a 278m-high volcano located 13km southeast of Camperdown. South-western Victoria is home to the third-largest volcanic plains in the world.
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Despite a mere 25km separating these two national parks – much-loved by WA’s bushwalkers, climbers and hang-gliders – their geology couldn’t be any more different.
Read more about Porongurup and Stirling ranges in the March-April edition of Australian Geographic (AG#137).
An echidna roams free atop Hanson’s Peak in Cradle Mountain National Park, Tasmania.
Beyond the tranquil waters atop Zoe Falls, the Coral Sea laps Hinchinbrook Island’s east coast at Zoe Bay.
Science & Environment
A voyage to volatile Heard Island by Antarctic veteran Grahame Budd stirs memories of adventures past and raises concerns of challenges to come.
Sunset over Barn Bluff colours the landscape in shades of pink
Twenty years ago, the world’s largest sand island was inscribed on the World Heritage List, turning this local secret into one of Australia’s must-sees.
At Mungo, in far south-western NSW, you’ll find undulating sandplains, ancient lakebeds, spectacular dunes and abundant fossils.