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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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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Local Stories   •   21-10-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   27-9-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   6-9-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   19-8-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   14-8-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   2-8-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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. …

Local Stories   •   31-7-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   29-7-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   12-7-2019  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   17-6-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Secrets revealed: growing water plants at home

Using water plants as an addition to a garden is part of the trend of something old being new again. …

Gardening   •   20-5-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Potted plants are popping back up in homes across the region

Potted plants are making a big comeback, with young women driving the revival. Peter Popenko, owner of The Plant Shack, says that more young women uncovering the benefits of indoor plants has helped boost the resurgence, which has been gathering momentum for the past year and a half. …

Local News   •   18-3-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Green thumbs get together and enjoy the Hills Organic Garden at Bunya

The Hills Organic Garden is a community venture where volunteers work together to grow a chemical-free harvest they can share.…

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