Archive for posts tagged with 'Plants'

Succulent

In the Garden

The Succulent & Cactus Extravaganza is back

Stock up on nature’s hardiest — and trendiest — plants. The Succulovers — a local Facebook group dedicated to…

Plants

In the Garden

Exercise your green thumb at The Brisbane Plant Collectors Fair

Serious plant collectors will have a chance to get their hands on rare, unusual and hard-to-find plant species from…

Succulent

In the Garden

Ipswich is getting a Succulent & Cacti Extravaganza

Green thumbs, take note — a massive succulent and cactus sale is coming to town. The Succulovers — a local Facebook grou…

Brisbane International Garden Show

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Brisbane International Garden Show

Queensland will soon have its own gardening event to rival the likes of the Sydney Royal Flower and Garden Show and…

Brisbane Organic Growers Annual Fair

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Brisbane Organic Growers Annual Fair

The 29th Brisbane Organic Growers Annual Fair is on at Peace Hall in Windsor on 30 August. There'll be a huge…

Parks Alive –  City Botanic Gardens & Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

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Parks Alive – City Botanic Gardens & Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Parks Alive is coming back to the major parks and gardens of Brisbane over two big weekends this August. From 15 - 16…

Parks Alive – Roma Street Parkland & South Bank Parklands

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Parks Alive – Roma Street Parkland & South Bank Parklands

Parks Alive is coming back to the major parks and gardens of Brisbane over two big weekends. Roma Street Parkland will…

Green your thumbs at the 2015 Garden Expo

In the Garden

Green your thumbs at the 2015 Garden Expo

The Garden Expo is Australia’s largest sub-tropical gardening event, and with a team of dedicated green thumbs…

2015 Garden Expo

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2015 Garden Expo

Over 35,000 garden enthusiasts from across Australia and New Zealand are expected to pass through the gates of this…

Succulents are the perfect plant for the time-poor

In the Garden

Succulents are the perfect plant for the time-poor

With the invention of Pinterest, gardening has somehow become cool, as more and more people scroll through endless…

Plant it and weep

In the Garden

Plant it and weep

Every little breeze can make the sensitive sneeze. I have never thought of our garden as a tearjerker until a recent…

Open Garden

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Open Garden

COUCALS OPEN GARDEN The 2 acre garden features raised garden beds bordered by sandstone rocks and contains plantings…

Five weird and wonderful ways to green up your home

In the Home

Five weird and wonderful ways to green up your home

Why opt for a boring old house plant when there are so many inventive ways to green up your home? Here are five…

Tickled pink in the garden

In the Garden

Tickled pink in the garden

Tough and tenacious sometimes tugs at gardening emotions more than the bold and beautiful. People often ask what…

The whimsy of plant names

In the Garden

The whimsy of plant names

The pleasure of the Francisia bush comes in threes – three nicknames that is, writes Julie Thomson. Don’t you love the…

Purple patch in bloom

In the Garden

Purple patch in bloom

The city has a blue rinse when the jacarandas bloom. I thought our jacaranda tree in the front garden was gorgeous befor…

Weird and wonderful pot plant ideas

In the Garden

Weird and wonderful pot plant ideas

Tired of your old pot plants? Here are some ideas to give your garden a new lease on life. Pot plants are the butter…

The gift of the garden

In the Garden

The gift of the garden

Gardens planted with gift cuttings are memorable in more ways than one, writes Julie Thomson. When a friend told me abou…