Gardening

Sun 24 Mar 2019

Now's the time to plant bulbs in preparation for spring

premium_icon Now's the time to plant bulbs in preparation for spring

Plan ahead and add seedlings to mix for continuing colour after bulb flowers eventually fade.

Sat 23 Mar 2019

How to give your garden a bright touch

premium_icon How to give your garden a bright touch

With cooler weather on the way, now is the time to create an explosion of colour in your garden with flowering plants.

Nip pests in the bud with some clever natural solutions

premium_icon Nip pests in the bud with some clever natural solutions

Pest repellent plants are an easy addition to your garden that will help you keep away pesky insects.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Patterned plant is perfect for smaller spaces

premium_icon Patterned plant is perfect for smaller spaces

Initially a difficult-to-source collector's plant, watermelon peperomia now easier to find and a hardy indoor choice.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Encourage insects to be your garden helpers

premium_icon Encourage insects to be your garden helpers

These little assistants work non-stop to boost production, increase fertility and cut your losses.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Stone fruit farmers still face hail storm recovery

Stone fruit farmers still face hail storm recovery

Teresa Francis, from Easy 8 Orchards, speaks about how they're recovering after the October storm, and how the community helped them in times of need.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

It's time for a trim to keep your bottlebrush lush

It's time for a trim to keep your bottlebrush lush

Prune as soon as possible after bottlebrush flowering has finished to allow stems to grow for next spring's flowers.

Tropical delight that thrives for many months

Tropical delight that thrives for many months

A mussaenda can flower from September to May in this climate and it is such a spectacular bloomer.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Nine indoor plants you (hopefully) can’t kill

Nine indoor plants you (hopefully) can’t kill

IF you haven’t had much luck growing indoor plants in the past, there’s hope for you yet.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Exciting opportunity for those in the wine industry

Exciting opportunity for those in the wine industry

Wine Australia is looking for those with skills and drive to take part in the Future Leaders development program.

Sunburnt grapes: A winery's worst nightmare

Sunburnt grapes: A winery's worst nightmare

The Charles Sturt University have revealed why sunburn is a major concern for vineyards across Australia, but fortunately, the South Burnett seems safe.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

Take the fun outside during summer break

Take the fun outside during summer break

It's the perfect time to get your little ones outdoors and away from their screens.

It's the perfect time for garden immersion

It's the perfect time for garden immersion

Plant yourself in the backyard and soak up the colour, smells and atmosphere of a summer's night.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Summer survival guide to keep garden going

Summer survival guide to keep garden going

Tips to help keep your leafy friends alive while you are away on holiday

Get the little ones dirty these school holidays

Get the little ones dirty these school holidays

Playing with dirt in the garden is scientifically proven to release happy chemicals for our kids.

Sun 23 Dec 2018

Give a living gift this Christmas

Give a living gift this Christmas

Make it a colourful Christmas for those you love with these plants that are easy to grow

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Trap for young players

Trap for young players

Carnivorous plants are easy to grow and seem to hold a particular attraction for inquisitive youngsters

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Some blooming great Christmas gift ideas

Some blooming great Christmas gift ideas

The green thumb in your life will appreciate a thoughtful gift for the garden or outdoor space

Sun 2 Dec 2018

Don't let Bob bug your citrus crop

Don't let Bob bug your citrus crop

Bronze orange bug, otherwise nicknamed Bob or sometimes referred to as a stink bug, is a common pest of citrus during summer on the east coast of Australia.

Summer lovin' will ensure your garden survives

Summer lovin' will ensure your garden survives

Give them some attention and you can keep your plants happy and healthy in the hotter months.

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