Gardening

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.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Ever wanted to grow your own mushrooms?

Ever wanted to grow your own mushrooms?

A intimate workshop promises to teach attendees the ins and outs of growing mushrooms at home

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Unusual career blooms from Russell's odd obsession

Unusual career blooms from Russell's odd obsession

10-year-old turns niche interest into sweet future career.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

First harvest for veggie garden

First harvest for veggie garden

Only in its early stages, the garden is producing potatoes, bok choi, silverbeet, choi sum, corn, strawberries and tomatoes.

Garden paradise boasts side project 'hidden' in the valley

Garden paradise boasts side project 'hidden' in the valley

SPANNING 150 acres, a Gatton nursery is growing more than just your average garden foliage.

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?

Sat 4 May 2019

Lauren embraces beautiful garden for unique day

Lauren embraces beautiful garden for unique day

The garden might be a lot of work to maintain, but the end result has Lauren smiling

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

Thu 4 Apr 2019

Mysterious donation grows rail trail garden project

Mysterious donation grows rail trail garden project

An anonymous cash donation has enabled Peter Bevan to lead the way in the next stage of planting native flora.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

One old classic is gaining popularity in back gardens

One old classic is gaining popularity in back gardens

"It's a documented trend that's been going on in urban areas and the western area is no different.”

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Geoff's gigantic melon smashes festival scale

Geoff's gigantic melon smashes festival scale

A Minden farmer grew a watermelon weighing over 100kg, winning the Chinchilla Melon Festival's heaviest melon category.

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.

Tropical delight that thrives for many months

Tropical delight that thrives for many months

A mussaenda can flower from September to May in this climate and it is such a spectacular bloomer.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Nine indoor plants you (hopefully) can’t kill

Nine indoor plants you (hopefully) can’t kill

IF you haven’t had much luck growing indoor plants in the past, there’s hope for you yet.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

Take the fun outside during summer break

Take the fun outside during summer break

It's the perfect time to get your little ones outdoors and away from their screens.

It's the perfect time for garden immersion

It's the perfect time for garden immersion

Plant yourself in the backyard and soak up the colour, smells and atmosphere of a summer's night.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Summer survival guide to keep garden going

Summer survival guide to keep garden going

Tips to help keep your leafy friends alive while you are away on holiday

Get the little ones dirty these school holidays

Get the little ones dirty these school holidays

Playing with dirt in the garden is scientifically proven to release happy chemicals for our kids.

Sun 23 Dec 2018

Give a living gift this Christmas

Give a living gift this Christmas

Make it a colourful Christmas for those you love with these plants that are easy to grow

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