Gardening

Sun 28 Oct 2018

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.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

How to get kids out in the garden

How to get kids out in the garden

MANY little hands make for fun work in the garden and the skills they learn will stay with them. Here are some tips for getting your kids out in the garden.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Use your palms to give your garden a lift

Use your palms to give your garden a lift

Give your garden a tropical look by choosing from the wide variety of palms.

Fabulous foliage secret to year-round beauty

Fabulous foliage secret to year-round beauty

Take a leaf out of this plant's book if you want more than just flowers to colour your world.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Mini version just as good as bigger fruit

Mini version just as good as bigger fruit

Smaller in size but packed full of vitamins and antioxidants, try your hand at growing kiwi berries.

Flower show that goes on and on

Flower show that goes on and on

Establish vireyas in a good position and be rewarded with a spectacular display for years to come.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

‘Grandfamily’ team up for gardening challenge

‘Grandfamily’ team up for gardening challenge

DARWIN gardener Dimity Foster’s joy of spending precious time in the garden with her grandchild has led to entering her in Australia’s Next Top Gardener.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Growing your own galangal

Growing your own galangal

A patient approach will reward you with galangal to spice up Asian dishes.

What's in a name? Label confusion persists

What's in a name? Label confusion persists

A mandevilla may have been called a dipladenia before, but either way, it can really lift your garden.

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Flowers that will aid your screening process

Flowers that will aid your screening process

Need to block out the neighbours or hide a hideous fence? These plants are up to the task.

Last segments of the mandarin season

Last segments of the mandarin season

One of the last varieties to bear fruit at the end of the season, honey murcott mandarins are juicy and sweet.

Sat 29 Sep 2018

GALLERY: Orchids blossoming bright this weekend

GALLERY: Orchids blossoming bright this weekend

FOR the local hosts of the 35th anniversary of the annual Hervey Bay Spring Orchid and Garden Spectacular, "it's all for the love of orchids”.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Spring blooms set to blossom at annual flower show

Spring blooms set to blossom at annual flower show

The Twin Towns and District Garden Club's 25th Annual Flower and Garden Show is on this weekend

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Green thumbs share joy, help community in Exhibition Gardens

Green thumbs share joy, help community in Exhibition Gardens

SHARING the joy of their gardens and helping the community are the twin goals of participants in the Toowoomba Exhibition Gardens.

Sun 23 Sep 2018

Evergreen has a flair for the dramatic

Evergreen has a flair for the dramatic

For a dazzling range of leaf colours and patterns, look no further than the Chinese evergreen.

Lovely scent of nature's perfume

Lovely scent of nature's perfume

Capture boronia's exquisite sweet and fruity fragrance in your garden, a pot or as cut flowers.

Be wary of these plants around best friends

Be wary of these plants around best friends

WHILE we love our pets and often go to extra lengths to make them happy, we may not have checked where they scratch for have unsafe plants.

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Berry tempting backyard delight

Berry tempting backyard delight

Fresh blueberries are a great addition to the garden, and will even grow successfully in a pot.

Enjoy the fleeting beauty of daylilies

Enjoy the fleeting beauty of daylilies

With lily-like flowers that last just one day, it's time to make the most of these hardy, low-maintenance plants.

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