Gardening

Sun 23 Sep 2018

Lovely scent of nature's perfume

Lovely scent of nature's perfume

Capture boronia's exquisite sweet and fruity fragrance in your garden, a pot or as cut flowers.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Three weeks until Stanthorpe's biggest garden event

Three weeks until Stanthorpe's biggest garden event

Prepare to unleash your inner green thumb at this year's Gardenfest and Trade show.

The book every Granite Belt resident needs

The book every Granite Belt resident needs

Flora on the Granite Belt is the complete guide to 900 species of flowering plants in the region

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Berry tempting backyard delight

Berry tempting backyard delight

Fresh blueberries are a great addition to the garden, and will even grow successfully in a pot.

Enjoy the fleeting beauty of daylilies

Enjoy the fleeting beauty of daylilies

With lily-like flowers that last just one day, it's time to make the most of these hardy, low-maintenance plants.

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.

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