Gardening

Tue 14 May 2019

Pimp my garden shed: new trend

Pimp my garden shed: new trend

WOULD you spend $200 for a luxury garden hose? How about more than $100 for a decorative leopard print nozzle set? Has the housing crash broken homeowners?

Sun 12 May 2019

GARDENING WITH NEIL: Give mum a lasting Mother's Day gift

premium_icon GARDENING WITH NEIL: Give mum a lasting Mother's Day gift

Why not give her a green present that will give her years of joy - not just days

Sat 11 May 2019

Leave it to plants to show Mum the shape of your love

premium_icon Leave it to plants to show Mum the shape of your love

Get to the heart of the matter this Mother's Day with a gift that says 'I love you' all year round.

Wed 8 May 2019

Youth groups to battle it out for green thumb title

premium_icon Youth groups to battle it out for green thumb title

Here's your chance to become a green thumb warrior.

Mon 6 May 2019

Retiree battles to protect backyard from destructive birds

premium_icon Retiree battles to protect backyard from destructive birds

Mr Franklin is fighting an uphill battle to reclaim his backyard

Sat 4 May 2019

GARDENING: Growing hardy plants in tough spots

premium_icon GARDENING: Growing hardy plants in tough spots

Probably one of the hardest gardening tasks you will ever have to do is establishing a garden on a steep embankment

Top choice to bring outside in for some green decor

premium_icon Top choice to bring outside in for some green decor

Hardy and adaptable, philodendrons are the unsung heroes for indoor plant enthusiasts.

Wed 1 May 2019

Sow this favourite herb for your winter dishes

premium_icon Sow this favourite herb for your winter dishes

Parsley can be picked continuously for about two years, so it's a worthwhile and long-lasting herb to grow at home.

Sun 28 Apr 2019

Showgirl 2019 gets Gympie Show on track to win

premium_icon Showgirl 2019 gets Gympie Show on track to win

Dual win for Greens Creek entrant and fundraiser

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Everything can come up roses in right conditions

premium_icon Everything can come up roses in right conditions

These flowers are easy to grow - simply provide them with sun, food, good drainage and circulation.

Thu 25 Apr 2019

The trendy pest that could cost you up to $130,000

premium_icon The trendy pest that could cost you up to $130,000

OVER 300 trendy household decor pieces have been seized by Biosecurity Queensland as experts warn the rising popularity of the Instagrammable plants may come with...

Wed 24 Apr 2019

What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

premium_icon What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

It has an odd lattice-like spherical shape, but can also resemble a starfish and smells like rotting meat. So what is this bizarre plant?

Ever wondered what a fuyu was?

premium_icon Ever wondered what a fuyu was?

Persimmon trees an autumn delight in both striking foliage and delicious fruit.

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Now's the time to get bulbs going for spring

premium_icon Now's the time to get bulbs going for spring

If you wait to see these pretty flowers in other gardens, it will be too late in the season to plant them.

GARDENING: Which roses are best to grow in CQ?

premium_icon GARDENING: Which roses are best to grow in CQ?

This long weekend each year usually provides most gardeners with the green light to start the preparation for rose gardens.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Guides celebrate 100 years with tree planting goal

premium_icon Guides celebrate 100 years with tree planting goal

Girl Guides have a plan to green up their Kooyalee campsite

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Season important time on the gardening calendar

premium_icon Season important time on the gardening calendar

Autumn brings chance to fall in love with your garden again and reap the rewards of milder weather.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Locals work together to Bring Nature Back to Mount Archer

premium_icon Locals work together to Bring Nature Back to Mount Archer

Participants got to experience Mount Archer in a whole new way

Sun 7 Apr 2019

Rocket your way to health with this addition to vegie patch

premium_icon Rocket your way to health with this addition to vegie patch

Harvest leaves of this tasty and nutritious salad ingredient 7-8 weeks after sowing.

Sat 6 Apr 2019

How sweet it is to have cooler weather for this flower

premium_icon How sweet it is to have cooler weather for this flower

Once the heat of summer fades, it's time to plant sweet peas for their pastel beauty and fragrance.

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