Gardening

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Fairies at bottom of garden an eye-catching addition

Fairies at bottom of garden an eye-catching addition

Introduce Australian native cottage charm with Fairy Bells, which come in a range of pretty colours.

The spring blooms of wisteria will win you over

The spring blooms of wisteria will win you over

Kept under control, wisteria is one of the most beautiful of all the climbing plants.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Aussies flock to smell super rare death flower

Aussies flock to smell super rare death flower

A RARE and foul smelling flower has bloomed in Adelaide, and Aussies are flocking to smell the “corpse flower” before it dies.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

How to get kids out in the garden

How to get kids out in the garden

MANY little hands make for fun work in the garden and the skills they learn will stay with them. Here are some tips for getting your kids out in the garden.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Use your palms to give your garden a lift

Use your palms to give your garden a lift

Give your garden a tropical look by choosing from the wide variety of palms.

Fabulous foliage secret to year-round beauty

Fabulous foliage secret to year-round beauty

Take a leaf out of this plant's book if you want more than just flowers to colour your world.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

GALLERY: Green thumbs grow at fest

GALLERY: Green thumbs grow at fest

Did we spot you at this year's Gardenfest?

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Mini version just as good as bigger fruit

Mini version just as good as bigger fruit

Smaller in size but packed full of vitamins and antioxidants, try your hand at growing kiwi berries.

Flower show that goes on and on

Flower show that goes on and on

Establish vireyas in a good position and be rewarded with a spectacular display for years to come.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Garden extravaganza returns to brighten your day

Garden extravaganza returns to brighten your day

Few things evoke happiness or bring out a smile quite like a perfectly manicured garden or new blooms.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

First wildflower walks of spring

First wildflower walks of spring

Join the Stanthorpe Rare Wildflower Consortium and explore the great flora of Passchendaele

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Community garden working with art group

Community garden working with art group

Whistle Stop Heritage Garden and Artworks band together for mutual benefits

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Growing your own galangal

Growing your own galangal

A patient approach will reward you with galangal to spice up Asian dishes.

What's in a name? Label confusion persists

What's in a name? Label confusion persists

A mandevilla may have been called a dipladenia before, but either way, it can really lift your garden.

Annual beauties set to bloom

Annual beauties set to bloom

Anyone who's been in Stanthorpe's main street recently will have noticed the council gardeners switching the traffic island flowers from pansies to petunias.

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Indulge your passion and get to festival

Indulge your passion and get to festival

FOR many people, gardening can be a passion or a take it and leave it affair.

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Flowers that will aid your screening process

Flowers that will aid your screening process

Need to block out the neighbours or hide a hideous fence? These plants are up to the task.

Last segments of the mandarin season

Last segments of the mandarin season

One of the last varieties to bear fruit at the end of the season, honey murcott mandarins are juicy and sweet.

Sat 29 Sep 2018

GALLERY: Orchids blossoming bright this weekend

GALLERY: Orchids blossoming bright this weekend

FOR the local hosts of the 35th anniversary of the annual Hervey Bay Spring Orchid and Garden Spectacular, "it's all for the love of orchids”.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Smell, but don't touch: Council's warning to rose pluckers

Smell, but don't touch: Council's warning to rose pluckers

Plucking a rose from the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden will end up being a very expensive mistake for unwary residents

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