Gardening

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

GARDENING WITH NEIL: Gazanias add colour to the city

premium_icon GARDENING WITH NEIL: Gazanias add colour to the city

'Rockhampton is surfing in a sea of colour'

Cyclamen season delivers floral delight

premium_icon Cyclamen season delivers floral delight

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

Tue 21 May 2019

Rocky volunteer's gardening passion earns praise

premium_icon Rocky volunteer's gardening passion earns praise

"These gardens are just so special, especially to people who grew up in the area and have childhood memories here.”

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.

GARDENING: Stunning choices for shade

premium_icon GARDENING: Stunning choices for shade

Variety of small shade trees offer great potential when landscaping

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?

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.

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