Gardening

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Create a winter wonderland with Australian rice flower

premium_icon Create a winter wonderland with Australian rice flower

Plant is attractive as a shrub, dried flowers last for ages and it feeds insects and birds.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

The small action that can make a big change

premium_icon The small action that can make a big change

Sunday will mark 23 years since the the first of Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care events.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Savour your chocolate without the extra kilojoules

premium_icon Savour your chocolate without the extra kilojoules

Cosmos Choca Mocha plant is heaven scent for those who like their dark delights everywhere they go.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

The Queensland couple farming in the city

premium_icon The Queensland couple farming in the city

The couple who started this speciality gourmet farm say haters simply haven’t tried any of their spectacularly delicious varieties.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Diverse and delightful: daisies are great for your garden

premium_icon Diverse and delightful: daisies are great for your garden

Australia has almost 1000 species of daisies, so there should be one to appeal to every gardener

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Picking pet-friendly plants

premium_icon Picking pet-friendly plants

How to ensure your furry companions get along with your leafy additions

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Follow these steps to meet orchid's blooming challenge

premium_icon Follow these steps to meet orchid's blooming challenge

If you create the right conditions, the beautiful and exotic cymbidium will flower year after year.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Colourful kalanchoe the perfect cold weather choice

premium_icon Colourful kalanchoe the perfect cold weather choice

Don't wait until springtime - you can have flowers in winter and this plant is a versatile option.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

How growing bonsai gave a grieving woman comfort

premium_icon How growing bonsai gave a grieving woman comfort

Caring for bonsai trees 'saved' Violet Walsh after another tragic loss

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Daisies are up with the best of the bunch

premium_icon Daisies are up with the best of the bunch

They flower prolifically, are generally pest-free and you don't need a green thumb to grow them.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Say Aloe-Aloe to this easy-care succulent range

premium_icon Say Aloe-Aloe to this easy-care succulent range

These hybrid forms have been bred for longer flowering and cope in drought, rain, heat and cold.

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Holy pineapple: Monster fruit just shy of world record

premium_icon Holy pineapple: Monster fruit just shy of world record

This Love-Hate Experiment weighed in at 4.612kg.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Quiet gardening has me a-buzz

premium_icon Quiet gardening has me a-buzz

SAVE your hearing and enjoy better fitness by using hand tools when gardening.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Camellias can last hundreds of years in right conditions

premium_icon Camellias can last hundreds of years in right conditions

Give this undisputed star of the winter garden a good start.

Sat 25 May 2019

Cyclamen season delivers floral delight

premium_icon Cyclamen season delivers floral delight

Careful but simple care provides brilliantly coloured flowers that last for months.

Sat 18 May 2019

Showy native plant worthy of its floral emblem status

premium_icon Showy native plant worthy of its floral emblem status

Waratahs make a great display from a distance and an even better one close up - including as cut flowers.

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?

Sat 11 May 2019

Leave it to plants to show Mum the shape of your love

premium_icon Leave it to plants to show Mum the shape of your love

Get to the heart of the matter this Mother's Day with a gift that says 'I love you' all year round.

Mon 6 May 2019

Retiree battles to protect backyard from destructive birds

premium_icon Retiree battles to protect backyard from destructive birds

Mr Franklin is fighting an uphill battle to reclaim his backyard

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