Gardening

Thu 4 Apr 2019

Mysterious donation grows rail trail garden project

Mysterious donation grows rail trail garden project

An anonymous cash donation has enabled Peter Bevan to lead the way in the next stage of planting native flora.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

One old classic is gaining popularity in back gardens

One old classic is gaining popularity in back gardens

"It's a documented trend that's been going on in urban areas and the western area is no different.”

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Geoff's gigantic melon smashes festival scale

Geoff's gigantic melon smashes festival scale

A Minden farmer grew a watermelon weighing over 100kg, winning the Chinchilla Melon Festival's heaviest melon category.

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.

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