Gardening

Fri 1 May 2020

Naked gardener fears cold snap will ruin image

premium_icon Naked gardener fears cold snap will ruin image

The sudden blast of cold weather has come at exactly the wrong time for one gardener eagerly awaiting World Naked Gardening Day.

Sat 25 Apr 2020

Task you can finally get done at home

Task you can finally get done at home

Being stuck in isolation may have you flexing your green thumb but here’s what you need to know before you head out to your local garden centre.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

Freak mowing accident leaves man half-deaf

premium_icon Freak mowing accident leaves man half-deaf

‘It was almost like a popping noise inside my ear and the pain was so excruciating’

Sun 22 Mar 2020

Fresh food grown fast at home a remedy for virus blues

premium_icon Fresh food grown fast at home a remedy for virus blues

Old ways can provide positive outcomes and build mental as well as physical health during times of crisis.

Tue 3 Mar 2020

Invasion of the armyworms leaves Brisbane lawns in ruin

premium_icon Invasion of the armyworms leaves Brisbane lawns in ruin

An army of grubby pests have turned a new park on Brisbane’s northside brown, as residents are warned their lawns could be next. SEE WHICH AREAS ARE AT RISK.

Sat 29 Feb 2020

HOT TIPS: How to make pesky mosquitos buzz off

premium_icon HOT TIPS: How to make pesky mosquitos buzz off

You can make a number of changes to beat the mosquito.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

premium_icon Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

AFTER working and living on a rural sheep station, a Bundaberg woman has started her own photography business.

Squatter dope farmers targetting cane paddocks

premium_icon Squatter dope farmers targetting cane paddocks

83-year-old farmer has a problem with a weed of a different kind, with dozens of marijuana plantations

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Photo that has mums freaking out

Photo that has mums freaking out

Aussie blogger and mum-of-seven Constance Hall has mums up in arms over a $530 DIY backyard spa.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

How to grow your own rainforest trees

premium_icon How to grow your own rainforest trees

THIS new, locally produced guide walks property owners through how to grow rainforest species from seeds.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

Are you Australia’s next landscape legend?

Are you Australia’s next landscape legend?

TV bosses want to unearth an unknown talent to replace Charlie Albone on Selling Houses Australia — and become a star writer as well.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Young Bundy entrepreneur expanding lemon myrtle business

premium_icon Young Bundy entrepreneur expanding lemon myrtle business

LEMON myrtle is the ingredient taking Bundaberg by storm and with a new range of products on the horizon, the capabilities of the natural plant are endless.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Farmer’s tragic tale of fire struggle

premium_icon Farmer’s tragic tale of fire struggle

It’s going to take a lot of work and money to get their devastated lychee farm back online.

Sun 22 Dec 2019

WATCH: Adorable platypus finds new home

premium_icon WATCH: Adorable platypus finds new home

This Eton property has some unlikely visitors. Watch closely to meet some of your native neighbours.

Mon 2 Dec 2019

Farmer advocates green approach to agriculture

premium_icon Farmer advocates green approach to agriculture

A Mackay farmer has noticed a blossoming interest in green farming practices.

Sun 24 Nov 2019

Choose the indoor plants that will work for you

premium_icon Choose the indoor plants that will work for you

We're spoiled for choice these days when it comes to brightening up our homes with greenery.

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Tried and true shrub can be star for the summer

premium_icon Tried and true shrub can be star for the summer

They may be a tad old-fashioned but pentas are one of the most reliable plants to have in your garden.

Sun 3 Nov 2019

Bring a cool change to your summer garden

premium_icon Bring a cool change to your summer garden

Hydrangeas make the hottest days seem more bearable and, once set up right, they can deliver for years.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

'BROWN OUT': Is it okay to water your lawn during a drought?

premium_icon 'BROWN OUT': Is it okay to water your lawn during a drought?

DO YOU sneakily put the sprinkler out, in the hope of encouraging a splash of green? Or do you conserve every precious drop of water?

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Take in special scent of the cupcake tree

premium_icon Take in special scent of the cupcake tree

Attractive and easy to grow, this impressive shrub has pink flowers that smell just like a tasty treat

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