Gardening

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.

Sun 24 Nov 2019

Choose the indoor plants that will work for you

premium_icon Choose the indoor plants that will work for you

We're spoiled for choice these days when it comes to brightening up our homes with greenery.

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Tried and true shrub can be star for the summer

premium_icon Tried and true shrub can be star for the summer

They may be a tad old-fashioned but pentas are one of the most reliable plants to have in your garden.

Sat 16 Nov 2019

The new, locally-made planter boxes you need in your garden

premium_icon The new, locally-made planter boxes you need in your garden

THIS North Lismore man was inspired by his grandmother's "old fashioned” solution.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Mmm fragrant delights

premium_icon Mmm fragrant delights

CHOOSING your plants by fragrance as well as colour will ensure you have an amazing garden to enjoy.

Sun 3 Nov 2019

Bring a cool change to your summer garden

premium_icon Bring a cool change to your summer garden

Hydrangeas make the hottest days seem more bearable and, once set up right, they can deliver for years.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

'BROWN OUT': Is it okay to water your lawn during a drought?

premium_icon 'BROWN OUT': Is it okay to water your lawn during a drought?

DO YOU sneakily put the sprinkler out, in the hope of encouraging a splash of green? Or do you conserve every precious drop of water?

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Take in special scent of the cupcake tree

premium_icon Take in special scent of the cupcake tree

Attractive and easy to grow, this impressive shrub has pink flowers that smell just like a tasty treat

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.

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