Gardening

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

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

Paradise can be found in these humble Gympie backyards

premium_icon Paradise can be found in these humble Gympie backyards

City gardeners Marion Sillett and Carolle Gadd will open their spectacular backyards to the public next weekend

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.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Region's farms providing unique experiences

premium_icon Region's farms providing unique experiences

Meet and talk with farmers of coffee, strawberries, native essential oils, macadamias and organic fruit and vegetables.

Go behind the scenes on farm

premium_icon Go behind the scenes on farm

Greg and Cecilia Petersen will join the Wild West Farm Trail to showcase their paddock to plate journey.

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.

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Special Gympie region segment on The Living Room tonight

premium_icon Special Gympie region segment on The Living Room tonight

The Logie award winning show is feature Cooloola produce

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.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Savour your chocolate without the extra kilojoules

premium_icon Savour your chocolate without the extra kilojoules

Cosmos Choca Mocha plant is heaven scent for those who like their dark delights everywhere they go.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

The Queensland couple farming in the city

premium_icon The Queensland couple farming in the city

The couple who started this speciality gourmet farm say haters simply haven’t tried any of their spectacularly delicious varieties.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Diverse and delightful: daisies are great for your garden

premium_icon Diverse and delightful: daisies are great for your garden

Australia has almost 1000 species of daisies, so there should be one to appeal to every gardener

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Picking pet-friendly plants

premium_icon Picking pet-friendly plants

How to ensure your furry companions get along with your leafy additions

Fri 5 Jul 2019

How this man's hobby is benefiting all of Gympie

premium_icon How this man's hobby is benefiting all of Gympie

How Graham has been quietly giving something special to the people of Gympie and how you can help him.

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Follow these steps to meet orchid's blooming challenge

premium_icon Follow these steps to meet orchid's blooming challenge

If you create the right conditions, the beautiful and exotic cymbidium will flower year after year.

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