Gardening

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.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Top summer gardening tips

Top summer gardening tips

GET your garden ready for warmer than average days and dry conditions this summer.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Trap for young players

Trap for young players

Carnivorous plants are easy to grow and seem to hold a particular attraction for inquisitive youngsters

Sun 9 Dec 2018

The tree that will let it snow in summer

The tree that will let it snow in summer

Melaleuca linariifolia's brilliant white flowers can give Aussies a taste of white Christmas.

Some blooming great Christmas gift ideas

Some blooming great Christmas gift ideas

The green thumb in your life will appreciate a thoughtful gift for the garden or outdoor space

Sun 2 Dec 2018

Don't let Bob bug your citrus crop

Don't let Bob bug your citrus crop

Bronze orange bug, otherwise nicknamed Bob or sometimes referred to as a stink bug, is a common pest of citrus during summer on the east coast of Australia.

Summer lovin' will ensure your garden survives

Summer lovin' will ensure your garden survives

Give them some attention and you can keep your plants happy and healthy in the hotter months.

Mon 26 Nov 2018

Why you’re attracting nasty mosquitoes

Why you’re attracting nasty mosquitoes

Scientists in Queensland have discovered a gene that explains why some people are more prone to mosquito bites than others.

Sun 25 Nov 2018

Beetroot a colourful star to boost vegie patch and health

Beetroot a colourful star to boost vegie patch and health

A source of folate and with reported antioxidant health benefits, there are lots of fantastic reasons to grow beetroot.

Turn heads with a display of this stunning flower

Turn heads with a display of this stunning flower

With its eye-catching, beautiful blooms, hibiscus is the show-off shrub of the plant world.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

When life deals lemons, use the lemonade variety

When life deals lemons, use the lemonade variety

Lemonade is much sweeter and doesn't have the intense sourness of most other lemons.

Give the lotus a position in your garden

Give the lotus a position in your garden

This exotic aquatic beauty is one of the most rewarding and easiest plants to grow.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Fury over Bunnings sanga saga

Fury over Bunnings sanga saga

An “outrageous” change to the Bunnings sausage angered the nation. Now Today host Karl Stefanovic has declared it will “ruin Australia”.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Sweet! Potato that counts in five-a-day vegie goal

Sweet! Potato that counts in five-a-day vegie goal

Rich in vitamins and minerals and high in carotenoids, you need a frost-free window of five months to grow sweet potato.

Frangipani's beauty draws in many fans

Frangipani's beauty draws in many fans

Get a taste of the tropics with this hardy species known for its heady fragrance and iconic flowers.

Sun 4 Nov 2018

Spice up your kitchen garden with some basil

Spice up your kitchen garden with some basil

Purple basil in your herb and vegie patch is eye-catching and provides a lovely contrast to green foliage.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Pumpkin king: Farmer still tending his crop at 86

Pumpkin king: Farmer still tending his crop at 86

FORGET Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater - 86-year-old farmer Syd Haag is the real pumpkin king!

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Fairies at bottom of garden an eye-catching addition

Fairies at bottom of garden an eye-catching addition

Introduce Australian native cottage charm with Fairy Bells, which come in a range of pretty colours.

The spring blooms of wisteria will win you over

The spring blooms of wisteria will win you over

Kept under control, wisteria is one of the most beautiful of all the climbing plants.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Aussies flock to smell super rare death flower

Aussies flock to smell super rare death flower

A RARE and foul smelling flower has bloomed in Adelaide, and Aussies are flocking to smell the “corpse flower” before it dies.

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