Gardening

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Step-by-step guide to propagating plants from cuttings

premium_icon Step-by-step guide to propagating plants from cuttings

Pruning your shrubs such as buddlejas and hibiscus can also be good time to establish new plants.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Black is beautiful for spin-off of Zanzibar Gem

premium_icon Black is beautiful for spin-off of Zanzibar Gem

Stunning indoor plant that thrives on neglect now has an intriguing new family member.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

How to keep your frangipani looking fantastic

premium_icon How to keep your frangipani looking fantastic

Give plant a feed in February to encourage lots of flowers and healthy leaf growth.

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Train this tropical variety to make archway statement

premium_icon Train this tropical variety to make archway statement

This beautiful South American climbing plant might be difficult to propagate, but it's easy to grow.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Grape garden idea to keep the children happy

premium_icon Grape garden idea to keep the children happy

Kids love grapes, so why not grow a vine of your own?

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Do you believe in miracles? This plant might deliver

premium_icon Do you believe in miracles? This plant might deliver

This tree of a thousand names also has a hundred uses, making it an invaluable addition to your garden

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Romance with a potted rose this Valentine's Day

premium_icon Romance with a potted rose this Valentine's Day

Choose gift that will be lasting reminder of your heartfelt love for years to come.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Indoor plant is now right on the money

premium_icon Indoor plant is now right on the money

Top quality Chinese money plant, the darling of the indoor kingdom, is more affordable than ever.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Dill needs a bright spot to thrive

premium_icon Dill needs a bright spot to thrive

Where is the best area of your garden to plant this versatile herb?

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Heatwave can leave garden dying for a drink

premium_icon Heatwave can leave garden dying for a drink

The extreme heat we're enduring means your plants will need extra care and lots of extra water.

Sun 27 Jan 2019

Green manure is the way to grow

premium_icon Green manure is the way to grow

Adding organic matter is a fantastic way to improve the soil in your vegie patch and one of the ways you can do this is by growing a green manure crop.

Aussie flowers are a cut above

premium_icon Aussie flowers are a cut above

Grow native to create your own beautiful bouquet.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

The secret to growing a 374kg pumkin

premium_icon The secret to growing a 374kg pumkin

FARMERS compete to see who has grown the heaviest pumpkin and watermelon.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

It's time for a trim to keep your bottlebrush lush

It's time for a trim to keep your bottlebrush lush

Prune as soon as possible after bottlebrush flowering has finished to allow stems to grow for next spring's flowers.

Tropical delight that thrives for many months

Tropical delight that thrives for many months

A mussaenda can flower from September to May in this climate and it is such a spectacular bloomer.

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.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

10 golden facts about sunflowers you really need to know

premium_icon 10 golden facts about sunflowers you really need to know

THEY are actually made up of thousands of tiny flowers... how cool is that! Find out more about our region's happiest plant.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

Take the fun outside during summer break

Take the fun outside during summer break

It's the perfect time to get your little ones outdoors and away from their screens.

It's the perfect time for garden immersion

It's the perfect time for garden immersion

Plant yourself in the backyard and soak up the colour, smells and atmosphere of a summer's night.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Walkerston retiree proud as punch about monster mango

premium_icon Walkerston retiree proud as punch about monster mango

"ABOUT a 1kg one is rare - I've had about three of those - but this one I didn't even know was on the tree.”

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