Gardening

Wed 5 Sep 2018

GALLERY: Agnes Water's quirky bus house up for sale

GALLERY: Agnes Water's quirky bus house up for sale

Could this be one of the funkiest properties in Queensland?

Project speeds up reefs’ recovery rate

premium_icon Project speeds up reefs’ recovery rate

AN Australia first underwater nursery has just planted its first coral on the Great Barrier Reef.

Sun 2 Sep 2018

The plant that was heaven scent

The plant that was heaven scent

With its deliciously sweet fragrance, this pretty plant smells just like spring.

Time to plant tomato seeds

Time to plant tomato seeds

Pop your tomato seedlings on a windowsill, so they are ready for planting out as soon as any chance of frost has passed.

Residents warned of hidden risk to home by spring planting

Residents warned of hidden risk to home by spring planting

Queensland Urban Utilities is urging green thumbs in Ipswich to do their homework to help prevent blockages

Tue 28 Aug 2018

GREEN THUMB: Feed you, me and the bees

GREEN THUMB: Feed you, me and the bees

The many different reasons to grow flowers, other than for their beauty.

Bunnings battle: Locals served already, economist says

premium_icon Bunnings battle: Locals served already, economist says

Other DIY centres close by, economist tells judge hearing Coolum dispute 

Sun 26 Aug 2018

Camellias need a good feed

Camellias need a good feed

Camellias laden with flowers bring gorgeous colour to our gardens from autumn to spring.

Rekindle your love of rondeletia

Rekindle your love of rondeletia

With fragrant, pretty flowers and so easy to grow, this not-so-popular plant deserves some time in the sun.

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Gardener's appeal for help from thieving birds

Gardener's appeal for help from thieving birds

TOOWOOMBA’S half-bearded gardener David Stanfield is on the hunt for anyone who can help him replace his missing beard.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

What does it take to grow magnificent magnolias?

What does it take to grow magnificent magnolias?

The spectacular flowers of these deciduous trees will turn heads wherever they are seen.

Contemplate your navel oranges

Contemplate your navel oranges

Finding a sunny spot with well-drained soil is sweet for growing navel oranges.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

An Aussie touch given to lavender

An Aussie touch given to lavender

Shades of pink add something different to your lavendar patch.

Hoya could turn a brown thumb green

Hoya could turn a brown thumb green

Gardeners are kept on their toes if they want to collect the more than 200 species of hoya.

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Hit leaf curl stone dead

Hit leaf curl stone dead

Don't worry if you only have a small backyard or patio - growing stone fruit is still achievable.

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Brazilian beauty a versatile plant

Brazilian beauty a versatile plant

Originating from South America, this tropical shrub provides dense growth and flowers most of the year.

Tue 31 Jul 2018

'Wouldn't want to live any other way': Life off the grid

'Wouldn't want to live any other way': Life off the grid

Ever wondered what it would be like living "off the grid"? Take a look inside this Bancroft property to see what self-sufficient living is all about.

Sun 29 Jul 2018

Mix it up with mini monsteras

Mix it up with mini monsteras

The plant commonly known as mini monstera is a great indoor plant choice if your space is limited.

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Day helps to grow a better future

Day helps to grow a better future

Show the planet some love by planting a tree this weekend and we'll all reap the rewards.

Sun 22 Jul 2018

These snakes are good indoors

These snakes are good indoors

If you are using plants indoors, they are often a feature on their own - and they need to look good all the time.

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