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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.…

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.…

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.…

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? …

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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There’s never been a better time to start growing food at home. This is how Basilea Living Herbs got #MoretonBayTough

When cafes and restaurants closed their doors or moved to takeaway menus, all but two of Sarah Heath’s regular hospitality customers cancelled their orders for living herbs and edible flowers.…

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Perfect Christmas Gifts for Green Thumbs

If you use your imagination, there's no shortage of Christmas gift ideas for green thumbs of all ages.…

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Drought-Proof Your Garden for Summer

While drought grips much of Queensland, the dry conditions are taking their toll on our gardens. According to Garden Gem's Burpengary's Russell Young, planning out a more hardy and drought-proof garden can save you heartache, as well as hefty water bills.…

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Add Native Plants to Your Garden

Every garden in Australia, if we incorporate native plant species, can be a barrier to extinction of native animals and insects.…

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Ultimate Guide to Picking a Cubby House

Hamptons-style cubbies and 'mini-me' cubbies, imitating the main house style, are in demand as parents look for ways to get their children out and out of the technology.…

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Latest Trends in Spring Garden Design

Now is the perfect time of year to create a new garden or revive an ailing one, according to garden designer Eva Porter.…

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Composting Tips for Dummies

Changing the way you think about waste is the first step in producing compost that will make your garden flourish and help the environment.…

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Fruits of Labour in Community Garden Help Needy

Fruit and vegetables may be flourishing in this garden, but so is friendship and the joy which comes from giving something back to the community.…

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Basilea Living Herbs Market Garden Flourishes at Burpengary

Sarah Heath’s place looks like a typical rural residential property from the street, but out the back you’ll find a hobby farm that proves anything is possible with hard work and determination. …

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Banana Farmer Ross Lindsay Looks Back on 50 Years as a Grower

The banana industry has changed dramatically since Ross Lindsay started growing crops as a 15-year-old on his Wamuran farm. Here, Ross shares his story.…

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Millen Farm's Healthy Crop of Community Pride

Across three years farmer Arran Heideman and the volunteers at Millen Farm have been toiling in the community field. They have endured frost, heatwave and flood. But they have also experienced strong community support.…

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How to Grow Beautiful Orchids, Tips From the Experts

According to the members of the Caboolture Orchid Society, one you get the hang of growing orchids, there's a high risk of addiction.…

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