Gardening

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.

Mon 13 Apr 2020

Lockdown leads to online sales boom

premium_icon Lockdown leads to online sales boom

The spike in sales has helped keep the business going, and keep people employed.

Tue 7 Apr 2020

Army found on Bundy farms

premium_icon Army found on Bundy farms

GROWERS have been advised to apply extra caution to their crops, after an exotic pest was detected in Bundaberg.

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.

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.

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Raunchy reptiles are startling residents

premium_icon Raunchy reptiles are startling residents

Busy season for snake catchers: ‘They don’t want to have to explain to the kids where their pets have gone’

Tue 10 Dec 2019

UNIQUE: Fresh cut Christmas trees on offer in Bay

premium_icon UNIQUE: Fresh cut Christmas trees on offer in Bay

A River Heads couple have spent the last six years hand-growing a 1000 pine trees so residents can have a fresh cut Christmas tree in their home.

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.

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