Gardening

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.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

How to grow your own rainforest trees

premium_icon How to grow your own rainforest trees

THIS new, locally produced guide walks property owners through how to grow rainforest species from seeds.

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.

Wed 11 Dec 2019

The absolute joy of sharing your garden

The absolute joy of sharing your garden

ENJOYING the trees and plants from someone else’s garden while out in your own is known as borrowed scenery and it’s nice to know we can all be part of sharing the...

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.

Fri 17 May 2019

Show proves a winner, but the money will tell

premium_icon Show proves a winner, but the money will tell

Entries up and gate takings looking good, despite online slump

Tue 14 May 2019

Pimp my garden shed: new trend

Pimp my garden shed: new trend

WOULD you spend $200 for a luxury garden hose? How about more than $100 for a decorative leopard print nozzle set? Has the housing crash broken homeowners?

Sun 28 Apr 2019

Showgirl 2019 gets Gympie Show on track to win

premium_icon Showgirl 2019 gets Gympie Show on track to win

Dual win for Greens Creek entrant and fundraiser

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.

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