Gardening

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Green thumbs won't want to miss this deal

Green thumbs won't want to miss this deal

Find out how you can snag your very own garden gem.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Go troppo with bananas

Go troppo with bananas

Aussies eat more than five million bananas each day - here's how to grow your own.

Shorty shastas grow best in full sun

Shorty shastas grow best in full sun

These tough little daisy hybrids flower profusely, don't need staking and are easy to grow.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Seeds sown for garden festival

Seeds sown for garden festival

The ultimate Granite Belt green thumb event is just around the corner

GALLERY: Agnes Water's quirky bus house up for sale

GALLERY: Agnes Water's quirky bus house up for sale

Could this be one of the funkiest properties in Queensland?

Sun 2 Sep 2018

The plant that was heaven scent

The plant that was heaven scent

With its deliciously sweet fragrance, this pretty plant smells just like spring.

Time to plant tomato seeds

Time to plant tomato seeds

Pop your tomato seedlings on a windowsill, so they are ready for planting out as soon as any chance of frost has passed.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

GREEN THUMB: Feed you, me and the bees

GREEN THUMB: Feed you, me and the bees

The many different reasons to grow flowers, other than for their beauty.

Sun 26 Aug 2018

Camellias need a good feed

Camellias need a good feed

Camellias laden with flowers bring gorgeous colour to our gardens from autumn to spring.

Rekindle your love of rondeletia

Rekindle your love of rondeletia

With fragrant, pretty flowers and so easy to grow, this not-so-popular plant deserves some time in the sun.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

What does it take to grow magnificent magnolias?

What does it take to grow magnificent magnolias?

The spectacular flowers of these deciduous trees will turn heads wherever they are seen.

Contemplate your navel oranges

Contemplate your navel oranges

Finding a sunny spot with well-drained soil is sweet for growing navel oranges.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

An Aussie touch given to lavender

An Aussie touch given to lavender

Shades of pink add something different to your lavendar patch.

Hoya could turn a brown thumb green

Hoya could turn a brown thumb green

Gardeners are kept on their toes if they want to collect the more than 200 species of hoya.

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Hit leaf curl stone dead

Hit leaf curl stone dead

Don't worry if you only have a small backyard or patio - growing stone fruit is still achievable.

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Brazilian beauty a versatile plant

Brazilian beauty a versatile plant

Originating from South America, this tropical shrub provides dense growth and flowers most of the year.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

Diggers Garden Group entry commended

Diggers Garden Group entry commended

The Diggers Garden Group Inc held their annual workshop on Wednesday

Wed 1 Aug 2018

The plants that love the cold

The plants that love the cold

As the icy nights continue now is the time to start planting summer flowering bulbs

Tue 31 Jul 2018

'Wouldn't want to live any other way': Life off the grid

'Wouldn't want to live any other way': Life off the grid

Ever wondered what it would be like living "off the grid"? Take a look inside this Bancroft property to see what self-sufficient living is all about.

Sun 29 Jul 2018

Mix it up with mini monsteras

Mix it up with mini monsteras

The plant commonly known as mini monstera is a great indoor plant choice if your space is limited.

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