Gardening

Sat 28 Nov 2020

‘Blessed’: Hinterland town farewells generous family man

Premium Content ‘Blessed’: Hinterland town farewells generous family man

Alan Beausang’s 89 years were as colourful as the 160 roses that bloomed in his front yard.

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

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Reopen date set for historic Ken Burgess Orchid House

Premium Content Reopen date set for historic Ken Burgess Orchid House

Council is busily preparing to unveil the facility as the finishing touch on Queens Park upgrades.

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...

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”.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Childcare centre sets up camp with outdoor sleeping program

Premium Content Childcare centre sets up camp with outdoor sleeping program

From sleeping outside to adopting alpacas, a Bundaberg early learning centre has developed many exciting new programs.

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?

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.

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.

Labyrinth unites passageways and community

Premium Content Labyrinth unites passageways and community

PEACE, unity and healing is needed in the world more than ever and one special event aims to provide all three.

Mon 27 Apr 2020

Business blooming after ten-year wait

Premium Content Business blooming after ten-year wait

A decade in the making, Andrew Mead is just starting to reap the benefits from planting hundreds of frangipanis almost 10 years ago.

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.

Fri 17 Apr 2020

Isolations sparks proactive approach to fire season

Premium Content Isolations sparks proactive approach to fire season

Bored residents have the chance to get a head start on the fire season by tackling small chores

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.

Tue 7 Apr 2020

Army found on Bundy farms

Premium Content Army found on Bundy farms

GROWERS have been advised to apply extra caution to their crops, after an exotic pest was detected in Bundaberg.

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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