Gardening

Wed 15 Apr 2020

What 30 Years of Ballina Coastcare has achieved

premium_icon What 30 Years of Ballina Coastcare has achieved

COASTCARING is more than just ‘gardening in the bush’ – it’s working hand-in-hand with what nature wants.

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’

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.

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Best indoor plants for any home

Best indoor plants for any home

Looking to channel your inner horticulturist but lack the space of the great outdoors? These are the indoor plants best suited to any environment.

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.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Ever wanted to grow your own mushrooms?

Ever wanted to grow your own mushrooms?

A intimate workshop promises to teach attendees the ins and outs of growing mushrooms at home

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Unusual career blooms from Russell's odd obsession

Unusual career blooms from Russell's odd obsession

10-year-old turns niche interest into sweet future career.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

First harvest for veggie garden

First harvest for veggie garden

Only in its early stages, the garden is producing potatoes, bok choi, silverbeet, choi sum, corn, strawberries and tomatoes.

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