Gardening

Sun 31 Mar 2019

Get a new grapefruit tree in the ground in autumn

premium_icon Get a new grapefruit tree in the ground in autumn

Those with a sweet tooth can try the red and pink varieties of this delicious and versatile fruit.

Gardening with Neil Fisher: How's your garden looking?

premium_icon Gardening with Neil Fisher: How's your garden looking?

Rain across Central Queensland is providing the foundation for some of the best gardening weekends we have had in years

Sat 30 Mar 2019

The many positives of planting a crown of thorns

premium_icon The many positives of planting a crown of thorns

As well as producing beautiful flowers, euphorbia milii's Chinese name is a force for good in your home.

Sun 24 Mar 2019

Now's the time to plant bulbs in preparation for spring

premium_icon Now's the time to plant bulbs in preparation for spring

Plan ahead and add seedlings to mix for continuing colour after bulb flowers eventually fade.

Sat 23 Mar 2019

How to give your garden a bright touch

premium_icon How to give your garden a bright touch

With cooler weather on the way, now is the time to create an explosion of colour in your garden with flowering plants.

Nip pests in the bud with some clever natural solutions

premium_icon Nip pests in the bud with some clever natural solutions

Pest repellent plants are an easy addition to your garden that will help you keep away pesky insects.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

A miner oversight on drugs

premium_icon A miner oversight on drugs

A MINER claims he forgot about marijuana and a grinder he had at his place as a result of renovations and him now working full time.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Patterned plant is perfect for smaller spaces

premium_icon Patterned plant is perfect for smaller spaces

Initially a difficult-to-source collector's plant, watermelon peperomia now easier to find and a hardy indoor choice.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Encourage insects to be your garden helpers

premium_icon Encourage insects to be your garden helpers

These little assistants work non-stop to boost production, increase fertility and cut your losses.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Put colour in the shade with these bright flowers

premium_icon Put colour in the shade with these bright flowers

Planted en masse, cinerarias are breathtaking, so it's well worth growing lots of seedlings.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

GARDENING: How to perfect your vegie patch in dry areas

GARDENING: How to perfect your vegie patch in dry areas

MARCH is very important for preparing the vegie patch for the coming cooler months

Elevated spot best to show off plant's cascades of pink

premium_icon Elevated spot best to show off plant's cascades of pink

Medinillas make a showy display and are perfect in hanging baskets or pots where they brighten a space.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Community garden for all to share in highly-sought estate

premium_icon Community garden for all to share in highly-sought estate

'The herbs have been a crowd pleaser, particularly for our resident chefs'

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Step-by-step guide to propagating plants from cuttings

premium_icon Step-by-step guide to propagating plants from cuttings

Pruning your shrubs such as buddlejas and hibiscus can also be good time to establish new plants.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Black is beautiful for spin-off of Zanzibar Gem

premium_icon Black is beautiful for spin-off of Zanzibar Gem

Stunning indoor plant that thrives on neglect now has an intriguing new family member.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

Why are these trees perfect for streets and parks?

premium_icon Why are these trees perfect for streets and parks?

Requiring little water, they also could make a stunning display in your garden.

How to keep your frangipani looking fantastic

premium_icon How to keep your frangipani looking fantastic

Give plant a feed in February to encourage lots of flowers and healthy leaf growth.

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Train this tropical variety to make archway statement

premium_icon Train this tropical variety to make archway statement

This beautiful South American climbing plant might be difficult to propagate, but it's easy to grow.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Grape garden idea to keep the children happy

premium_icon Grape garden idea to keep the children happy

Kids love grapes, so why not grow a vine of your own?

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