Gardening

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Bloomin’ beauties: Why roses grow so well in CQ

Premium Content Bloomin’ beauties: Why roses grow so well in CQ

Gardening guru Neil Fisher reveals his favourite rose and shares tips for planting them.

Sat 12 Sep 2020

GARDENING: Neil Fisher gives us the lowdown on mulch options

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There’s so many options - but if you select the wrong variety, you can harm your plants.

Thu 10 Sep 2020

‘Tell Brisbane it's dreaming’: Flower row erupts

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BRISBANE is kidding itself if it thinks Roma Street Parkland is any competition to the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Sat 5 Sep 2020

GARDENING COLUMN: Things to do this weekend

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Gardening expert Neil Fisher shares his tips and tricks ahead of the weekend.

Wed 2 Sep 2020

‘Wanted to do it right’: Chef busted with weed set-up

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A chef who was found with a “sophisticated” hydronic set-up of 13 marijuana plants told a court he “just wanted to do it right”.

Sun 30 Aug 2020

Top gong for Isaac Region’s eco-friendly efforts

Premium Content Top gong for Isaac Region’s eco-friendly efforts

The region has taken out a huge award for its commitment to bettering its water and waste services.

ELECTION PROMISE: $1m upgrade for Touch Of Paradise Lagoon

Premium Content ELECTION PROMISE: $1m upgrade for Touch Of Paradise Lagoon

Stepping up the battle for the seat of Rockhampton, KAP have promised $1m towards the upgrade of a Gracemere landmark.

Artist’s talent now a piece of Central Qld history

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One CQ artist is celebrating her rightful place in history following the permanent installation of her work.

Sat 29 Aug 2020

GARDENING: Celebrating CQ’s lovely wattle varieties

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Gardening expert Neil Fishers shares his tips and tricks ahead of National Wattle Day.

Thu 27 Aug 2020

‘Akin to putting Martin Bryant in charge of gun control’

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Concern over plan to place young, traumatised child in care of parent who allegedly caused her Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Wed 19 Aug 2020

Stepping up the fight against Capricornia’s pests and weeds

Premium Content Stepping up the fight against Capricornia’s pests and weeds

Recognising that pest animals and weeds inflict a terrible toll on both the economy and the environment, the government is offering millions to develop the next...

Sat 15 Aug 2020

GARDENING: Perfect time to prepare Spring hanging baskets

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Gardening columnist Neil Fisher shares his tips and tricks ahead of Spring.

Fri 7 Aug 2020

GARDENING: Scented beauty adds new dimension

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Consider including some of these fragrant wonders in your garden.

Thu 6 Aug 2020

Man busted growing marijuana wrote his name on plants

Premium Content Man busted growing marijuana wrote his name on plants

Defence lawyer Rowan King: ‘He got hooked at a young age and never stopped’

Wed 5 Aug 2020

What homeowners are going crazy for at Ikea and Bunnings

What homeowners are going crazy for at Ikea and Bunnings

Australian families are taking a fresh look at their outdoor spaces, with big-ticket projects such as outdoor kitchens, pizza ovens and fire pits more popular than...

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Woman tried to mask smell of drugs in car with deoderant

Premium Content Woman tried to mask smell of drugs in car with deoderant

Police found a stash of drugs in the woman’s car when they pulled her over on Lakes Creek Road.

Sat 1 Aug 2020

Council marks National Tree Day with ‘symbolic’ planting

Premium Content Council marks National Tree Day with ‘symbolic’ planting

National Tree Day events are not able to be formally held this year.

MPs respond to CQ candidate's medicinal marijuana campaign

Premium Content MPs respond to CQ candidate's medicinal marijuana campaign

One Nation’s Rocky candidate opened up a discussion around medicinal marijuana and the State and Federal Governments have responded.

Fri 31 Jul 2020

CQ Gardening: Shrubs for under a canopy

Premium Content CQ Gardening: Shrubs for under a canopy

It does not matter if you live along the coast or in western areas of Queensland if you have a large canopy tree you can grow understorey shrubs.

Good news for farmers in the August to October forecast

Premium Content Good news for farmers in the August to October forecast

Higher-than-average Rockhampton rainfall expected

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