Gardening

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Best 8 herbs and veggies to plant during spring

premium_icon Best 8 herbs and veggies to plant during spring

September is the perfect time to get out in the garden. With the weather heating up now is the best time to plant herbs and veggies.

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.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Meet the green-thumbed family behind 30 years of business

premium_icon Meet the green-thumbed family behind 30 years of business

Spring is nature's way of saying let's party and it's time to have some fun with these local landscaping legends.

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Is this the most Instagram-worthy place in Mackay right now?

premium_icon Is this the most Instagram-worthy place in Mackay right now?

How a soil health program on a Marian farm became the 'place to be' this Father's Day.

Wed 28 Aug 2019

Flower show set to bloom in Prossie

Flower show set to bloom in Prossie

The Proserpine Flower Show will be held in the first weekend of spring.

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.

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.

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