The shortest route from paddock to plate is when you grow food in your own garden. Tonight's guest, Kate Punshon, is a former restaurateur who is now an agrarian adventurer, nurturing endangered flavours and trying to do so with an ever diminishing impact upon the planet. She writes at Roots, Recipes and Reasons but tonight, we've planted ourselves in her kitchen to discover what ideas and insights we can help sprout. We discuss Planning a food garden Rule number one of gardening - love it - devote time You are nurturing Gardening is an extension of you Prepare yourself and your soil Apple struper How to preserve foods Our guest reporter, AJ, catches up with Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton of Treehouse Series fame, at the launch of the 78 Storey Treehouse book. Apologies to Terry, in Steve's intro, recorded Tuesday night, he thought only Andy was going to be available, so please forgive us. Also appearing on our gardens and treehouses episode Kate Pun-shin - Roots, Recipes and Reasons Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton talk fun fiction with a simple but profound purpose In the musical pilgrimage, we hear a track from Hannah Yates The SA Drinks Of The Week are two interesting whites from Bremerton Wines In IS IT NEWS, Michael tests us on pickles News about another place where you'll find us this week And please consider becoming part of our podcast by joining our Inner Circle. It's an email list. Join it and you might get an email on a Sunday or Monday seeking question ideas, guest ideas and requests for other bits of feedback about YOUR podcast, The Adelaide Show. Email us directly and we'll add you to the list: email@example.com If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review in iTunes or other podcast sites. We'd greatly appreciate it.