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Local News   •   10-5-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Explore edible garden trail

If you’ve tried growing fruit and vegetables in your garden at home, without success, it might be worth taking a drive to Samford on May 16 for meandering along The Samford Edible Garden Trail.…

Local News   •   10-5-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Explore edible garden trail

If you’ve tried growing fruit and vegetables in your garden at home, without success, it might be worth taking a drive to Samford on May 16 for meandering along The Samford Edible Garden Trail.…

Gardening   •   21-5-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Patience a virtue for thriving orchids

Loads to love about orchids…

Gardening   •   27-4-2021  •   Kylie Knight

How to grow fruit trees

Now is the perfect time to plant fruit trees, with the worst of the heat behind us, but it is not as simple as just sticking one in the ground. Redcliffe Garden Centre horticulturalist Tylor Elmsley says there are some key rules to follow, which differ depending on the type of fruit tree.…

Local News   •   13-4-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Busy season for snake catcher

Griffin snake catcher Josh Castle says it has been a busy snake season across the region, with most action in the north.…

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Local News   •   13-4-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Busy season for snake catcher

Griffin snake catcher Josh Castle says it has been a busy snake season across the region, with most action in the north.…

Gardening   •   26-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

How to build a raised garden bed or retaining wall

If you’ve been thinking about building a raised garden bed or retaining wall, the Easter long weekend is the perfect time to do it. Here's what you need to know.…

Local News   •   8-2-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Secrets to keeping bees

Gardens have become a hive of activity for a growing number beekeepers in the past year and expert Scott Bevis says conditions are perfect to give it a go at home.…

Gardening   •   12-11-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Learning recycling lessons for life

It may be National Recycling Week, but it is something the children at Margate’s C&K Florence Kindergarten & Preschool actively do every day.…

Gardening   •   9-10-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Stop lawn grub invasion

Lawn grubs can decimate a lawn in just a few days, as many people discovered in February when favourable weather conditions prompted a plague-like hatching event.…

Gardening   •   24-9-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Spring gardening tips

Spring’s the season most green thumbs live for, when our gardens come back to life after winter.…

Gardening   •   21-9-2020  •   Jodie Powell

From little things, big things grow

The Samford Edible Garden Trail team is taking things to the next level thanks to a Moreton Bay Regional Council Grant…

Gardening   •   12-8-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Care team harvests state award

The Let’s Dig In therapeutic gardening team, at Bolton Clarke Inverpine in Murrumba Downs, is celebrating after winning the Queensland Team category of the Leading Aged Services Australia Awards for Excellence.…

Local Stories   •   21-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Why father's lawn was key to Liam's dream

Four years ago, Liam Hughes came up with a life-changing plan – all he needed was his father’s lawn in Ferny Hills! Once he got the nod to dig up the grass, Lot 81 Micro Farm was born at Ferny Hills.…

Gardening   •   22-5-2020  •   Kylie Knight

How to make your own terrarium

Are you stuck for space, but still want to bring a bit of the ‘outside’ into your home? Why not test your green thumb with your very own terrarium? …

Gardening   •   13-5-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Pull-on your gumboots: Autumn gardening jobs you can do this weekend

The weather’s getting cooler, pumpkin soup is back on the menu, and the bread-making craze is still going strong.…

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National Recycling Week: How our region supports the cause

Our local hospitality and tourism operators in the Moreton Bay Region are very supportive of the war on waste and are proud to support National Recycling Week.…

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