Gardening

Mon 24 Feb 2020

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.

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.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

'BROWN OUT': Is it okay to water your lawn during a drought?

premium_icon 'BROWN OUT': Is it okay to water your lawn during a drought?

DO YOU sneakily put the sprinkler out, in the hope of encouraging a splash of green? Or do you conserve every precious drop of water?

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Take in special scent of the cupcake tree

premium_icon Take in special scent of the cupcake tree

Attractive and easy to grow, this impressive shrub has pink flowers that smell just like a tasty treat

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.

Sat 28 Sep 2019

8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

premium_icon 8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract tens of thousands of people. Here are 8 maps to help you navigate your way through the gardens this year.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

premium_icon Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

IF you are visiting The Chronicle Garden Competition gardens over the next 10 days, we've made it easy for you to navigate your way around the region.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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