Gardening

Fri 25 Oct 2019

Champions of bonsai

Champions of bonsai

THE North Coast National provided keen gardeners the chance to show off their offerings to an appreciative audience.

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.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

The big secret to gardening is that there is no secret

premium_icon The big secret to gardening is that there is no secret

Horticulturist Claire Bickle says growing success is simple with easy-to-do tips

Sat 28 Sep 2019

8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

premium_icon 8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract tens of thousands of people. Here are 8 maps to help you navigate your way through the gardens this year.

Kyogle's most outstanding gardens on display this weekend

premium_icon Kyogle's most outstanding gardens on display this weekend

EXPERIENCE some of the area most gorgeous gardens in and around Kyogle this weekend.

Mon 23 Sep 2019

PHOTOS: Feast your eyes on Lismore's best gardens

premium_icon PHOTOS: Feast your eyes on Lismore's best gardens

LISMORE'S gardeners are showing they are among the best when it comes to garden design, planting and creativity.

Sun 22 Sep 2019

PHOTOS: Green thumbs and beautiful Northern Rivers gardens

premium_icon PHOTOS: Green thumbs and beautiful Northern Rivers gardens

CHECK out some of the region's most spectacular gardens, which have been honoured in the Lismore Home Garden Education Club awards.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

premium_icon Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

IF you are visiting The Chronicle Garden Competition gardens over the next 10 days, we've made it easy for you to navigate your way around the region.

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 6 Sep 2019

Search is on for Lismore's best gardens

premium_icon Search is on for Lismore's best gardens

ARE you a green thumb? It's free to enter this annual competition -- and it's a lot of fun.

Fri 30 Aug 2019

How much longer until you can buy council's 'black gold'?

premium_icon How much longer until you can buy council's 'black gold'?

THE council's popular compost is off the gardening menu following the recent fire at the Lismore tip.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

You'll be peachy keen to grow these stone fruits

premium_icon You'll be peachy keen to grow these stone fruits

Learn the trick to planting the varieties in warmer climes and then watch them bear fruit.

Fri 23 Aug 2019

Unearth new skills at workshop

premium_icon Unearth new skills at workshop

DO YOU know the difference between root vegetables and tubers? Learn how to cook the more unusual vegetables at this fascinating workshop.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Just add flower to inject some spring fever

premium_icon Just add flower to inject some spring fever

Warm, sunny days mean change of season is just around corner, so celebrate by planting lots of potted colour.

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Spreading the word on close cousin of petunias

premium_icon Spreading the word on close cousin of petunias

The hardy calibrachoa can create vibrant displays and is easy to establish and look after.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Waxing lyrical about best-selling Australian wildflower

premium_icon Waxing lyrical about best-selling Australian wildflower

Hardy and beautiful, the native geraldton wax delivers a soft, wispy effect to a garden.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

The tiny school involved in Lismore's flame tree revolution

premium_icon The tiny school involved in Lismore's flame tree revolution

THE council won't commit to making the flame tree Lismore's signature tree, so the community is taking the matter into its own hands.

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.

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