Floriade On-Demand was introduced in 2020 as part of Floriade: Reimagined where the festival’s program featured several virtual experiences to keep gardens green and minds inspired.
Explore the Floriade On-Demand library and benefit from the vast range of gardening tips and tricks, horticultural knowledge and kids activities that will live on well past this year’s flower festival.
This year we are excited to present Floriade: The Future of Flowers, season two of the Floriade podcast series.
Season 2 – Floriade: The Future of Flowers
Join us for the second season of the Floriade podcast. Hosted by renowned Canberra voice Dan Bourchier, this season will explore “The Future of Flowers”. With special guests including Matthew Evans and Jade Miles, this seven-part series will cover a range of topics including traditional indigenous foods, soil health, backyard bees and ‘Futuresteading’.
Episode 1 is now live with further episodes to be released over the coming weeks.
Join Dan Bourchier and Doug Purdie to learn everything you need to know about keeping bees on your rooftop, balcony or in your backyard.
Once introduced to the charms of beekeeping and the taste of warm honeycomb direct from the hive, you’ll be hooked!
Episode released 28 September 2021.
Episode 4 Low Tox Life Food
Join Dan Bourchier and Alexx Stuart as they discuss how to shop, cook, swap, save and eat for a happier planet.
Episode released 1 October 2021.
Episode 5 When We Become Strangers
Join Dan Bourchier and Maggie Hamilton as they discuss the rise of loneliness in our community and what we can do to combat this and reconnect.
Episode released 5 October 2021.
Episode 6 Living Mindfully
Join Dan Bouchier and Megan Layton and learn how to cultivate inner resources to help you live well and more mindfully.
Episode released 12 October 2021.
Episode 7 Futuresteading
Join Dan Bouchier and Jade Miles as they discuss the concept of “Futuresteading” and why we should all live like tomorrow matters.
Episode released 15 October 2021.
Season 1 – Floriade: Reimagined
Recorded in 2020 and hosted by renowned local voices Ashley Feraude, ABC Radio Canberra Breakfast host Lish Fejer, and ABC Radio Canberra Saturday Breakfast host Adrienne Francis, this six-part podcast series explores the multidimensional beauty of flowers and discusses the nature of plants, health, and sustainability.
Episode 1 Inspired by Nature
Ever wondered why humans are so obsessed with flowers? Or how this obsession has influenced so much of the creative world?
Listen to this fun and casual conversation that will give you an insight into some great designers and great artists who love the aesthetic and deeper meaning of flowers.
From ‘Flower Pot’ to ‘Plate’ – learn how to sprinkle a bit of Spring into your cooking.
For the foodies looking to turn their hand at gardening, this podcast will inspire you with blooming edible ideas on planning and growing your own edible flower garden. For green thumbs with a meal in mind, you’ll want to go out and grow a blossoming bed, just for eating.
Wanting to plant more natives, save water and encourage fauna into your backyard?
Learn tips and tricks for cultivating native gardens, habitats and water-saving practices. This session will inspire you to design, plant and maintain your backyard as a native fauna-friendly habitat for all to enjoy.
Join The Beanies as they take a journey into Floriade.
Exploring the world through the eyes of your little Floriade fan, these videos will teach a love of gardening, crafts, and provide engaging activities that you can do together at home. This 4-part series will explore Bees, Art, Gnomes, and Flowers and Plants.
Episode 1 – Bees
In Episode 1, the Beanies learn all about Bees and meet the Hall Honeys who make special Bee Hotels to help pollinators have a safe place to lay their eggs.