Gardening

Wed 25 Nov 2020

Alien-like tentacles burst from dead mantis

Alien-like tentacles burst from dead mantis

Footage shows the disturbing moment creatures emerge from a praying mantis's corpse — and people have been left horrified.

Thu 19 Nov 2020

Chore of lawn care grows into love for Bundy bloke

Premium Content Chore of lawn care grows into love for Bundy bloke

A cut above: Lawn lover Travis Savage has turned his decade-long hobby into a successful business

Thu 22 Oct 2020

Hobbit homes to be built in mystery development

Premium Content Hobbit homes to be built in mystery development

A NEW estate on the Northern Rivers offers a unique style of living in one of “the most sustainable homes ever constructed”.

Tue 1 Sep 2020

Robots are coming to a front lawn near you

Premium Content Robots are coming to a front lawn near you

RECLAIM your Sundays and let a robot do the hard yards.

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Breakthrough discovery may help cane toad problem

Premium Content Breakthrough discovery may help cane toad problem

Researchers may have made a major breakthrough in the bid to stop cane toads.

Wed 5 Aug 2020

What homeowners are going crazy for at Ikea and Bunnings

What homeowners are going crazy for at Ikea and Bunnings

Australian families are taking a fresh look at their outdoor spaces, with big-ticket projects such as outdoor kitchens, pizza ovens and fire pits more popular than...

Sun 2 Aug 2020

MYSTERY: Who is giving flowers to Lismore businesses?

Premium Content MYSTERY: Who is giving flowers to Lismore businesses?

EVERYONE is sworn to secrecy, but local businesses are being rewarded for their hard work.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Bunnings new $6 kids collectable item

Bunnings new $6 kids collectable item

The DIY giant has just dropped a bargain range of collectable items for kids that parents are describing as “perfect for school holidays”.

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Best way to build a child friendly garden

Best way to build a child friendly garden

A surge in the number of Aussies taking up gardening is teaching families more than ever — and there are ways it can help your kids nurture their creativity.

Thu 18 Jun 2020

What are those ‘alien fungus flowers’?

Premium Content What are those ‘alien fungus flowers’?

HAVE you spotted this strange fungus in your garden lately?

Sat 13 Jun 2020

Stunning photo by Ballina boy, 7, wins national prize

Premium Content Stunning photo by Ballina boy, 7, wins national prize

“WHEN I was told I was the national winner I was like, ‘Oh my god’. I was so relieved, and so happy.”

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Demand for plants leads to revamp for garden centre

Premium Content Demand for plants leads to revamp for garden centre

THE entire nursery has been remodelled and expanded after demand skyrocketed.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

Bunnings selling ‘expensive’ item for $4

Bunnings selling ‘expensive’ item for $4

Bunnings are selling an item that usually costs as much as $200 for just $3.75 – and shoppers are very excited about the bargain find.

Tue 9 Jun 2020

New SCU superhuman technology wins NASA’s approval

Premium Content New SCU superhuman technology wins NASA’s approval

NEW research has caught the attention of NASA with a technology development that could potentially heal wounds in days rather than weeks.

Thu 14 May 2020

Gourmet grower sows seeds of generosity

Premium Content Gourmet grower sows seeds of generosity

With nobody to sell their fresh produce to, one northern Tasmanian business decided to grow seedlings for people affected by the pandemic instead.

Sun 10 May 2020

World’s rarest macadamia close to extinction after bushfires

Premium Content World’s rarest macadamia close to extinction after bushfires

FIRST new macadamia found in 120 years is located in Queensland rainforest.

Fri 1 May 2020

Naked gardener fears cold snap will ruin image

Premium Content Naked gardener fears cold snap will ruin image

The sudden blast of cold weather has come at exactly the wrong time for one gardener eagerly awaiting World Naked Gardening Day.

Sat 25 Apr 2020

Task you can finally get done at home

Task you can finally get done at home

Being stuck in isolation may have you flexing your green thumb but here’s what you need to know before you head out to your local garden centre.

Wed 15 Apr 2020

What 30 Years of Ballina Coastcare has achieved

Premium Content What 30 Years of Ballina Coastcare has achieved

COASTCARING is more than just ‘gardening in the bush’ – it’s working hand-in-hand with what nature wants.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

Freak mowing accident leaves man half-deaf

Premium Content Freak mowing accident leaves man half-deaf

‘It was almost like a popping noise inside my ear and the pain was so excruciating’

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