Gardening

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Top tips for rocking your garden this spring

premium_icon Top tips for rocking your garden this spring

Find out how to stop the introduction of new weeds into your garden.

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.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

SUSTAINABLE FUTURE: Mini eco warriors take charge

premium_icon SUSTAINABLE FUTURE: Mini eco warriors take charge

"I feel what I have taught in my workshops is something they can take home to teach their parents, grandparents and siblings to know how to farm sustainably."

Tue 10 Sep 2019

'Bacon and eggs swimming in fat':100yr old's health secrets

premium_icon 'Bacon and eggs swimming in fat':100yr old's health secrets

Colin Crick believes his mum's home cooking is the secret to her longevity - "bacon and eggs swimming in fat”.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

GREEN TIPS: Couple ready to share their gardening secrets

premium_icon GREEN TIPS: Couple ready to share their gardening secrets

They dug everything by hand and said gardening was the best form of therapy.

Wed 4 Sep 2019

FLOWER POWER: Where you can check out Coast's best orchids

premium_icon FLOWER POWER: Where you can check out Coast's best orchids

MEMBERS of the Maryborough District Orchid Society will be keen to show you around their spring show

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.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Everything's coming up roses for society

premium_icon Everything's coming up roses for society

"As a club we believe that is important to give back to our community...”

Bay garden guru shares hot tops for spring gardening

premium_icon Bay garden guru shares hot tops for spring gardening

"I have been watching my hippeastrums every day eagerly awaiting for the flower spikes to form."

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.

Go behind the scenes on farm

premium_icon Go behind the scenes on farm

Greg and Cecilia Petersen will join the Wild West Farm Trail to showcase their paddock to plate journey.

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.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Traditional teachings

premium_icon Traditional teachings

TELLING stories through pictures is an age old tradition which Butchulla elder Aunty Karen Hall loves to teach.

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.

Wed 31 Jul 2019

OVER 50S EXPO: Everything you need to know

premium_icon OVER 50S EXPO: Everything you need to know

Local businesses, government departments and community groups will share information with community members aged 50 years and over.

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.

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.

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