Lifestyle guru Don Burke has a new Burke’s Backyard installment coming to DVD filled with entertaining and educational tips suitable for all the family, Backyard Farming.
Don is one of Australia’s most respected, most popular and most credible media presenters. A highly qualified horticulturist and tree surgeon, Don has had a life-long passion for gardening, pets and everything in the backyard. His connection with people from all walks of life and his ability to communicate entertaining information to them is undeniable.
Burke’s Backyard ran on the Nine Network for 17 years winning 6 Logies and 2 People’s Choice Awards, and Don has also been nominated for a Gold Logie. Burke’s Backyard also ran on radio from 1981-89 and again from 2006-09. Today there are 15 radio stations across Australia syndicating his daily show. Burke’s Backyard also had a magazine from 1998-2013 and Don has also written 18 books, with plans for more.
In Backyard Farming, The Lazy Gardener Don Burke shows the cycle from kitchen to kitchen; beginning with using your kitchen scraps as compost and chook food, using the compost and chook waste to fuel your garden to produce delicious home grown organic produce and eggs. Don has all the tricks to keep it simple and enjoyable as well as road testing the best chooks, how to set up a beautiful and functional vegie patch and avoid the pitfalls. The latest trends and health benefits of popular foods such as kale, quinoa and turmeric will also be explored. And when you have a glut of produce – there’s some sensational, easy recipes to boot. A must for anyone, anywhere, even with the smallest balcony or windowsill, to have a go at backyard farming. Because nothing tastes as good as the food you’ve grown yourself!
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