Gardening

Thu 20 Jun 2019

How growing bonsai gave a grieving woman comfort

premium_icon How growing bonsai gave a grieving woman comfort

Caring for bonsai trees 'saved' Violet Walsh after another tragic loss

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Daisies are up with the best of the bunch

premium_icon Daisies are up with the best of the bunch

They flower prolifically, are generally pest-free and you don't need a green thumb to grow them.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Say Aloe-Aloe to this easy-care succulent range

premium_icon Say Aloe-Aloe to this easy-care succulent range

These hybrid forms have been bred for longer flowering and cope in drought, rain, heat and cold.

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Holy pineapple: Monster fruit just shy of world record

premium_icon Holy pineapple: Monster fruit just shy of world record

This Love-Hate Experiment weighed in at 4.612kg.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Camellias can last hundreds of years in right conditions

premium_icon Camellias can last hundreds of years in right conditions

Give this undisputed star of the winter garden a good start.

Sat 25 May 2019

Cyclamen season delivers floral delight

premium_icon Cyclamen season delivers floral delight

Careful but simple care provides brilliantly coloured flowers that last for months.

Sat 18 May 2019

Showy native plant worthy of its floral emblem status

premium_icon Showy native plant worthy of its floral emblem status

Waratahs make a great display from a distance and an even better one close up - including as cut flowers.

Fri 17 May 2019

Show proves a winner, but the money will tell

premium_icon Show proves a winner, but the money will tell

Entries up and gate takings looking good, despite online slump

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

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