Gardening

Wed 11 Dec 2019

The absolute joy of sharing your garden

The absolute joy of sharing your garden

ENJOYING the trees and plants from someone else’s garden while out in your own is known as borrowed scenery and it’s nice to know we can all be part of sharing the...

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Rain gets me to the nursery

Rain gets me to the nursery

ALISON Paterson’s gardening column celebrates the joy of a little rain after a long drought

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.

Wed 20 Nov 2019

H2O restrictions ahoy

H2O restrictions ahoy

GARDEN PATH: Water restrictions set to make maintaining a garden difficult.

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.

Fri 1 Nov 2019

Gardening with love

Gardening with love

PERENNIAL grand champion vegetable gardener, Warren Coles, 81, reckons it's passion which drives his award-winning vegetable patch.

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Small gardeners have large hearts

Small gardeners have large hearts

EVEN a small garden can have a massive impact and be of huge benefit to your health and well-being.

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 12 Oct 2019

Gardening

Gardening

GARDEN PATH: This Coraki garden is a stunning example of what dedication and design can grow.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Bucket brigade is back

premium_icon Bucket brigade is back

GARDEN PATH: Avid gardener Alison Paterson describes the struggles of maintaining a garden amid drought.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Inspiring greenthumbs

Inspiring greenthumbs

IN SEVEN years on dynamic duo have won Champion Garden four times and their beautiful garden is testimony to love and imaginative plantings.

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Gardening a soul balm

Gardening a soul balm

HORTICULTURAL expert wants us all to get our hands dirty and grow good food at home.

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 13 Sep 2019

OPINION: Mulching is magic

OPINION: Mulching is magic

OPINION: This week's Garden Path column discusses the magic of mulching.

Thu 5 Sep 2019

Seeds the start of something big

Seeds the start of something big

FROM small seeds can an amazingly gorgeous garden grow and it's fun, frugal and increasingly fashionable.

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?

Sun 28 Apr 2019

Showgirl 2019 gets Gympie Show on track to win

premium_icon Showgirl 2019 gets Gympie Show on track to win

Dual win for Greens Creek entrant and fundraiser

Sun 13 Jan 2019

It's time for a trim to keep your bottlebrush lush

It's time for a trim to keep your bottlebrush lush

Prune as soon as possible after bottlebrush flowering has finished to allow stems to grow for next spring's flowers.

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