Gardening

Sat 28 Sep 2019

8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

premium_icon 8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract tens of thousands of people. Here are 8 maps to help you navigate your way through the gardens this year.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Drought won't stop Colours of Yarraman from blooming

premium_icon Drought won't stop Colours of Yarraman from blooming

The dry spell hasn't stopped green thumbs from competing in the Colours of Yarraman garden competition.

Thu 26 Sep 2019

5 things you must see at the Wondai Garden Expo

premium_icon 5 things you must see at the Wondai Garden Expo

At last year's event there were close to 3000 people through the gates and they were expecting similar numbers this year.

Garden expert claims weeds are our friends

premium_icon Garden expert claims weeds are our friends

Garden expert claims without weeds, it's harder to create a heathy garden.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

premium_icon Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

IF you are visiting The Chronicle Garden Competition gardens over the next 10 days, we've made it easy for you to navigate your way around the region.

Thu 19 Sep 2019

How to access Carnival of Flowers competition maps

How to access Carnival of Flowers competition maps

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract thousands of people during the Carnival of Flowers. Here is where you can access maps to all the gardens.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Burnett Christmas tree farm ready for the silly season

premium_icon Burnett Christmas tree farm ready for the silly season

'We have it under control now but it was one of the hardest learning curves at the start.'

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Meet the green-thumbed family behind 30 years of business

premium_icon Meet the green-thumbed family behind 30 years of business

Spring is nature's way of saying let's party and it's time to have some fun with these local landscaping legends.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

You'll be peachy keen to grow these stone fruits

premium_icon You'll be peachy keen to grow these stone fruits

Learn the trick to planting the varieties in warmer climes and then watch them bear fruit.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Just add flower to inject some spring fever

premium_icon Just add flower to inject some spring fever

Warm, sunny days mean change of season is just around corner, so celebrate by planting lots of potted colour.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Region's farms providing unique experiences

premium_icon Region's farms providing unique experiences

Meet and talk with farmers of coffee, strawberries, native essential oils, macadamias and organic fruit and vegetables.

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Spreading the word on close cousin of petunias

premium_icon Spreading the word on close cousin of petunias

The hardy calibrachoa can create vibrant displays and is easy to establish and look after.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Ways you can help the environment in time for Landcare Week

Ways you can help the environment in time for Landcare Week

With a month to spare before Landcare Week, here are some ways you can start helping the local flora and fauna as well as Landcare projects.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Waxing lyrical about best-selling Australian wildflower

premium_icon Waxing lyrical about best-selling Australian wildflower

Hardy and beautiful, the native geraldton wax delivers a soft, wispy effect to a garden.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

The tiny school involved in Lismore's flame tree revolution

premium_icon The tiny school involved in Lismore's flame tree revolution

THE council won't commit to making the flame tree Lismore's signature tree, so the community is taking the matter into its own hands.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Create a winter wonderland with Australian rice flower

premium_icon Create a winter wonderland with Australian rice flower

Plant is attractive as a shrub, dried flowers last for ages and it feeds insects and birds.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

The small action that can make a big change

premium_icon The small action that can make a big change

Sunday will mark 23 years since the the first of Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care events.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

GALLERY: Booie couple love their off-the-grid lifestyle

premium_icon GALLERY: Booie couple love their off-the-grid lifestyle

Kelvin Davis and his loving partner Marisa Wiman have cut their connection from the region's electricity supply.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Savour your chocolate without the extra kilojoules

premium_icon Savour your chocolate without the extra kilojoules

Cosmos Choca Mocha plant is heaven scent for those who like their dark delights everywhere they go.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

The Queensland couple farming in the city

premium_icon The Queensland couple farming in the city

The couple who started this speciality gourmet farm say haters simply haven’t tried any of their spectacularly delicious varieties.

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