Reading on Vocation with Ramona Koval: Gardeners

Reading on Vocation with Ramona Koval: Gardeners

ABC Radio National’s Ramona Koval presents a discussion on the reading habits of three prominent gardeners.

Stephen Ryan, Terry Smyth and Michael McCoy talk about Gertrude Jekyll, Christopher Lloyd, Edna Walling and the ‘right way’ of gardening in Australia.


Portrait of Michael McCoy

Michael McCoy

Michael McCoy is a garden designer, author, broadcaster, speaker and obsessive home gardener, who writes for the Age.

Portrait of Stephen Ryan

Stephen Ryan

Stephen Ryan is the presenter of ABC TV’s Gardening Australia.

Portrait of Ramona Koval

Ramona Koval

Ramona Koval is a writer, journalist, broadcaster and editor.  She is an Honorary Fellow at the centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne.

Portrait of Terry Smyth

Terry Smyth

Terry Smyth has worked for 22 years as a horticulturist and curator of the Southern Chinese Plant Collection at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.


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