Gardening: Bulbs are buried treasures, weave some magic

Story Published: 19 Mar 2016

I LOVE autumn. The light is beautiful, and the days are lovely and warm but becoming cool enough to work without extreme...

Flowers, Gardening, Green Thumb

Random acts of flower kindness surprise shoppers

Story Published: 1 Aug 2015

THE gift of giving hit the streets of Bundaberg last week as some lucky Saturday morning shoppers were surprised with...

Editors Picks, Flowers, Random Act Of Kindness

Gardening: Welcome, autumn and hello, sweet pea

Story Published: 12 Mar 2016

I HOPE I’m not imagining it, but I think there is a hint of autumn in the air. And that’s exciting for those of us who like...

Flowers, Garden, Gardening, Green Thumb

Flowers equal happiness on Mother's Day

Story Published: 5 May 2015

FAMILY-owned business Starcut Flowers does not leave anything to chance when it comes to Mother’s Day.

Chrysanthemums, Flowers, Gifts, Mackay, Mother'S Day

Achoo! Asthmatics know spring’s not all blooming poetry

Story Published: 1 Sep 2015

“IN THE spring, a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love,” wrote Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Allergies, Asthma, Flowers, Spring, Weather

Sarina's steel grass sets New York bouquets alight

Story Published: 9 Jun 2015

NEW YORK flower bouquets are about the last thing you’d guess Angela and Ross Bailey’s mountainside expeditions to result...

Business, Florist, Flowers, Global, Mackay, New York

Flaming beautiful floral display

Story Published: 28 Mar 2015

THE beautiful Australian native wheel of fire tree (stenocarpus sinuatus) has been flowering for some time now thanks to...

Botanic, Flowers, Gardening

Time for a short back and sides

Story Published: 1 Oct 2012

THERE are heaps of things to do in our garden at this time, and not the least is the simple rule: if it flowers in spring...

Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle, Plants, Pruning

Mussaenda shrubs add beauty to the humble Aussie garden

Story Published: 26 Jan 2013

SHRUBS have much to offer the garden. They are generally quite long-lived, which means you can plant them and they will...

Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle, Plants, Shrubs

Butterflies that will flutter around forever

Story Published: 24 Feb 2013

THERE'S nothing more relaxing than sitting in your backyard watching a butterfly flutter past in search of a flower.

Butterfly, Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle

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