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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.…

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Local Stories   •   7-12-2018  •   Kylie Knight

Finger lime grower switches his thinking and his crops

For the past five or so years, Bob has been growing finger limes on his family farm in addition to some herbs and their main crop, Strawberries.…

Local Stories   •   22-10-2018  •   Kylie Knight

Tips for getting kids in the garden

Russell Young from Garden Gems, gives up his secrets to getting the kids into the garden.…

Gardening   •   17-10-2018  •   Kylie Knight

Create your own piece of paradise with these resort-style outdoor living spaces

Top tips and tricks to getting the backyard of your dreams…

Gardening   •   15-9-2018  •   Kylie Knight

Kitchen garden offers plenty for your table

There's nothing like eating the produce you've grown in your own backyard and the vegie patch seems to be enjoying a revival.…

Local Stories   •   27-8-2018  •   Kylie Knight

War on the word waste has been declared

Waste is a dirty word in the eyes of Alice Star and Phil Garozzo, whose small farm at Draper makes good use of organic material which would usually end up in landfill. …

Local Stories   •   18-7-2018  •   Kylie Knight

Designs to Make You Say ‘Bugger Me’

They say one man’s trash is another’s treasure and this is certainly the case for John Dehey — the end result is enough to make you say, “bugger me!”.…

Local Stories   •   11-7-2018  •   Kylie Knight

How to Grow Beautiful Roses in South East Queensland

They can be tricky to grow, but the romance of the rose and its perfume keeps growers coming back for more. And now is the perfect time of year to pop one in your garden.…

Local Stories   •   11-6-2018  •   Kylie Knight

Expert Tips to Make Growing Vegetables at Home Easy

Growing vegetables in your own home patch is rewarding and a valuable life lesson for children. Peter Popenko from The Plant Shack at Deception Bay says autumn and winter are the best seasons for many of our favourite European vegetables like cabbage…

Local News   •   31-3-2018  •   Kylie Knight

Change suits Scott and his Bees

Local man, Scott Bevis quits his 21 year long career as a telecommunications design engineer to bee-keeping.…

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