Gardening

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.

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.

Mon 6 Apr 2020

Coronavirus not the only medical threat to CQ residents

Premium Content Coronavirus not the only medical threat to CQ residents

While people are focused on the viral threat of COVID-19, they also need to avoid mozzies.

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’

Sun 22 Mar 2020

Fresh food grown fast at home a remedy for virus blues

Premium Content Fresh food grown fast at home a remedy for virus blues

Old ways can provide positive outcomes and build mental as well as physical health during times of crisis.

Fri 6 Mar 2020

Find your green thumb at Gladstone’s new library garden

Premium Content Find your green thumb at Gladstone’s new library garden

Green thumbs and garden enthusiasts will get a new community garden at the Gladstone City Library.

Tue 3 Mar 2020

Invasion of the armyworms leaves Brisbane lawns in ruin

Premium Content Invasion of the armyworms leaves Brisbane lawns in ruin

An army of grubby pests have turned a new park on Brisbane’s northside brown, as residents are warned their lawns could be next. SEE WHICH AREAS ARE AT RISK.

Sat 29 Feb 2020

HOT TIPS: How to make pesky mosquitos buzz off

Premium Content HOT TIPS: How to make pesky mosquitos buzz off

You can make a number of changes to beat the mosquito.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

Premium Content Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

AFTER working and living on a rural sheep station, a Bundaberg woman has started her own photography business.

Squatter dope farmers targetting cane paddocks

Premium Content Squatter dope farmers targetting cane paddocks

83-year-old farmer has a problem with a weed of a different kind, with dozens of marijuana plantations

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