Gardening

Sat 24 Aug 2019

You'll be peachy keen to grow these stone fruits

premium_icon You'll be peachy keen to grow these stone fruits

Learn the trick to planting the varieties in warmer climes and then watch them bear fruit.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Just add flower to inject some spring fever

premium_icon Just add flower to inject some spring fever

Warm, sunny days mean change of season is just around corner, so celebrate by planting lots of potted colour.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

'There is such a diverse range of talent across our region'

premium_icon 'There is such a diverse range of talent across our region'

Council looks to find the best garden in the region.

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Spreading the word on close cousin of petunias

premium_icon Spreading the word on close cousin of petunias

The hardy calibrachoa can create vibrant displays and is easy to establish and look after.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Why would someone steal a tribute to a fallen CQ war hero?

premium_icon Why would someone steal a tribute to a fallen CQ war hero?

Community bands together to keep Stewie's memory alive

Sun 4 Aug 2019

GARDENING: Let the spring garden preparations begin

premium_icon GARDENING: Let the spring garden preparations begin

August is the month when the garden bursts into life with colour and vitality

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Waxing lyrical about best-selling Australian wildflower

premium_icon Waxing lyrical about best-selling Australian wildflower

Hardy and beautiful, the native geraldton wax delivers a soft, wispy effect to a garden.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

The tiny school involved in Lismore's flame tree revolution

premium_icon The tiny school involved in Lismore's flame tree revolution

THE council won't commit to making the flame tree Lismore's signature tree, so the community is taking the matter into its own hands.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Create a winter wonderland with Australian rice flower

premium_icon Create a winter wonderland with Australian rice flower

Plant is attractive as a shrub, dried flowers last for ages and it feeds insects and birds.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

The small action that can make a big change

premium_icon The small action that can make a big change

Sunday will mark 23 years since the the first of Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care events.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Gardening: Get your winter creepers growing

premium_icon Gardening: Get your winter creepers growing

Add some colour to your garden this winter with some creepers

Savour your chocolate without the extra kilojoules

premium_icon Savour your chocolate without the extra kilojoules

Cosmos Choca Mocha plant is heaven scent for those who like their dark delights everywhere they go.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

The ultimate dream: Raising your children on an orchard farm

premium_icon The ultimate dream: Raising your children on an orchard farm

The property is filled with unique fruit from carambola, jackfruit to starfruits and mangoes

Tue 16 Jul 2019

The Queensland couple farming in the city

premium_icon The Queensland couple farming in the city

The couple who started this speciality gourmet farm say haters simply haven’t tried any of their spectacularly delicious varieties.

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Gardening with Neil Fisher: Jericho's vivid with bottlebrush

premium_icon Gardening with Neil Fisher: Jericho's vivid with bottlebrush

Keep your eyes open around CQ for bottlebrush flowers.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Diverse and delightful: daisies are great for your garden

premium_icon Diverse and delightful: daisies are great for your garden

Australia has almost 1000 species of daisies, so there should be one to appeal to every gardener

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Picking pet-friendly plants

premium_icon Picking pet-friendly plants

How to ensure your furry companions get along with your leafy additions

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Follow these steps to meet orchid's blooming challenge

premium_icon Follow these steps to meet orchid's blooming challenge

If you create the right conditions, the beautiful and exotic cymbidium will flower year after year.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

GARDENING WITH NEIL: What will the topic be this week?

premium_icon GARDENING WITH NEIL: What will the topic be this week?

PLUS: Tricks to attracting birds into your garden

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Colourful kalanchoe the perfect cold weather choice

premium_icon Colourful kalanchoe the perfect cold weather choice

Don't wait until springtime - you can have flowers in winter and this plant is a versatile option.

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