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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.…

Real Estate   •   15-7-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Sprawling home awaits

It is rare to find a property of this size at Scarborough, so this six-bedroom home is expected to attract plenty of interest from buyers looking for room to move or an investment opportunity.…

Real Estate   •   3-6-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Family living on a grand scale

With tranquil surroundings, spacious interior, quality fixtures and fittings, and large outdoor spaces to relax, this property at North Lakes is the perfect family home. It will be auctioned this weekend.…

Local News   •   2-6-2021  •   Kylie Knight

What $1 worth of power will get you

Have you cranked up the heater at home as the nights get cooler? You might be surprised how much it costs to run your reverse-cycle airconditioner, take a longer shower or binge watch 20 hours of your favourite TV show.…

Gardening   •   21-5-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Patience a virtue for thriving orchids

Loads to love about orchids…

news   •   19-5-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Stunning lifestyle awaits

Newport makeover creates luxury family retreat…

Gardening

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.…

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.…

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.…

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   •   21-5-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Patience a virtue for thriving orchids

Loads to love about orchids…

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.…

Real Estate

Real Estate   •   15-7-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Sprawling home awaits

It is rare to find a property of this size at Scarborough, so this six-bedroom home is expected to attract plenty of interest from buyers looking for room to move or an investment opportunity.…

Real Estate   •   3-6-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Family living on a grand scale

With tranquil surroundings, spacious interior, quality fixtures and fittings, and large outdoor spaces to relax, this property at North Lakes is the perfect family home. It will be auctioned this weekend.…

Newport canal home one of a kind

Vast waterfront a feature of Newport canal home…

New date for rates notices

Ratepaters will have more time to pay…

Agent for change

Laura Valenti named AREA most influential woman in property…

Low-maintenance living a way of life

Newport townhouses offer low-maintenance lifestyle…

Pets

Local News   •   18-5-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Give Xena a home

This young, playful greyhound has been rescued and needs a home to call her own. Can you help?…

New home for Angel needing T.L.C

There’s been good news for a little dog whose owner died in a house fire at North Lakes last month. We check in on Angel and the couple already showering him with love.…

Backing ‘Operation Wanted’

Moreton Bay Regional Council will continue its long-standing support of the RSPCA in a bid to encourage responsible pet ownership in the region.…

Home DIY

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.…

Home DIY   •   31-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Backyard blitz goes viral

Like many homeowners, Kate and Shane Hammond used the COVID-19 shutdown to renovate – transforming their pool area and painting the house.…

Decluttering DIY: tips for success

The latest decluttering craze may have been sparked by author and TV star Marie Kondo but, Donna Donaldson has been helping customers restore order for nine years.…

Create a cool summer look for your house

Nicola Murray from She Creates Co explains creating a new summer look for your house doesn't have to cost the earth. …

Pool With a View at Bunya

When it comes to house design, steep blocks are challenging but thinking outside of the box can produce incredible results – just ask Steve and Szandi Swalling.…

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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Home DIY   •   7-4-2020  •   Renee Gusa

8 tips for transforming your house into a home this isolation

If you’re like us, you probably feel like you’ve been stuck inside your house for FOREVER, thanks to isolation. So, now’s the perfect time to ask yourself – do I love the space I live in?…

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.…

Modern coastal look made easy in this pink bungalow

Are you wanting to feel like you're on holidays each time you walk through the door? The modern coastal look is for you. …

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