Gardening

Sun 8 Apr 2018

Give gordonias a go in your garden

Give gordonias a go in your garden

Gordonias are tough, small trees that flower from March right through to August/September.

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Awesomeness of autumn

Awesomeness of autumn

There are plenty of blooming good reasons why gardeners really dig this time of the year

Try growing raspberries and rosella for autumn

Try growing raspberries and rosella for autumn

If you live in a cool or temperate climate, can devote some time each year to pruning and have a sunny spot, raspberries are a great berry to grow.

Mon 26 Mar 2018

Create your own olive grove

Create your own olive grove

Olive trees can be successfully grown in backyards as well as in a large pot in a sunny courtyard

Sun 25 Mar 2018

Get ready for the spring show

Get ready for the spring show

Bulbs are one of nature's flowering wonders, and planting them in pots means you have a mobile garden

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Fresh harvest from the garden after divine trip away

Fresh harvest from the garden after divine trip away

OUR resident home-grower shares what's in her garden right now and how she plans to cook the delicious produce.

Sat 17 Mar 2018

Indoor plants trend is catching on

Indoor plants trend is catching on

BRINGING the outdoors inside is all about blurring the traditional lines of our designated living spaces, plus it's ideal for our penchant for outdoor living.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

Look after your lisbons

Look after your lisbons

Lisbon is one of the most common lemon varieties grown in Australia and is a great citrus for a large backyard

Try these tropical show-stoppers

Try these tropical show-stoppers

Old-fashioned but still popular, begonias are easy on the eye and easy to grow

Wed 28 Feb 2018

Ridiculous hipster event is peak Sydney

Ridiculous hipster event is peak Sydney

HIPSTERS are falling over themselves to get entry to a “one-time-only experience” they could do every day. Come on, Sydney, aren’t we better than this?

Gardener's pioneering push leaves magnificent legacy

Gardener's pioneering push leaves magnificent legacy

A DRIVING force behind one of the Coast's outstanding natural attractions will be remembered for his determination to make the project a reality.

Sat 24 Feb 2018

A different kind of 'pet'

A different kind of 'pet'

Have you ever thought of having a peacock, zebra or rattlesnake in your living room?

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Turn over a new leaf

Turn over a new leaf

When we think about colour in the garden, we usually think about flowers.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Let your love grow this Valentine's Day

Let your love grow this Valentine's Day

Steer clear of the cliches and give your loved one a living gift that will go the distance

Thu 8 Feb 2018

Family devastated as pet dogs 'drop dead overnight'

Family devastated as pet dogs 'drop dead overnight'

Snakes are on the rise in the region after a Sarina woman had her two dogs drop dead overnight.

Sat 3 Feb 2018

Could this be the perfect tree for your garden?

Could this be the perfect tree for your garden?

Beautiful evergreen tree which produces flowers en masse is as close to perfect you will get for the home garden

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Bring the outdoors in by using suitable Aussie natives

Bring the outdoors in by using suitable Aussie natives

Despite not being recognised as indoor plants, many Australian natives can have a happy life in your home

Sun 21 Jan 2018

Time to take fight to summer-loving mites

Time to take fight to summer-loving mites

Be on the lookout for spotted mites with a penchant for tomatoes as the pests revel in the summer heat.

Sat 20 Jan 2018

Create a jungle vibe with this striking indoor plant

Create a jungle vibe with this striking indoor plant

Add a tropical feel to your home with this easy-care plant.

Sun 14 Jan 2018

Green up living spaces with low-maintenance succulents

Green up living spaces with low-maintenance succulents

IF YOU keep forgetting to water your indoor plants, then maybe you need to try growing some of the trailing succulents in the Senecio family.

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