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A Sensational Strawberry Haul

The months of Autumn, Winter and Spring provided us with an abundance of wonderful vegetables.  Some of these included; cabbages, beans, broad beans, snow peas, baby spinach, radish, silverbeet, kale, tomatoes, carrots, leeks, lettuce, bok choy, potatoes and cauliflowers. Moreover, our strawberry garden didn’t let us down either as we had many feeds of strawberries over the cooler months. However,... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

Home and Garden

A Hive of Activity is Underway at HOG

Spring is here and the weather is warming up. A good drop of rain would be wonderful for our garden and hopefully this will not be too far away. Our snow peas have produced very well over the last couple of months but are almost at the end of production. When the plants die back they will be cut up... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

Home and Garden

Tick Paralysis – What you need to know

As the temperature increases from winter to spring paralysis ticks (Ixodes Holocyclus) start to come out of hiding. The female tick attaches to your dog or cats’ skin by mouth parts that inject a toxin. The toxin causes an ascending paralysis (hind legs to front legs) in our companion animals. There are many clinical signs associated with tick paralysis; •... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Home and Garden

Spring has Sprung in the Garden

In our part of the world September heralds spring.  What a wonderful time of year! Daylight hours are increasing; the temperature is pleasant; most things in the garden are bursting into new growth and a feeling of hope prevails. The Covid 19 restrictions have made it necessary for some of our garden club meetings to be cancelled, but no talks... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Home and Garden

Plentiful Produce on Offer at Hills Organic Garden

It certainly has been quite a cold winter – but no complaints.  We have had a nice amount of rain over the cooler months and of course the cooler temperatures make gardening that much more enjoyable. Our members have been turning up each Sunday enthusiastic and ready to work.  There has also been the rewarding task of picking quite a... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Home and Garden, Newsfeed

Dirt-Free Gardens A Blooming Success

Despite the common misconceptions of aquaponics and hydroponics being used to grow marijuana, local Stafford couple, Shiran and Chris Faast have made it their mission is to inspire people to recapture the joy of gardening and to grow food for their own kitchens.  The couple who own Aqua Gardening on Billabong Street, Stafford have seen record numbers of their hydroponic... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Home and Garden

How to Attract Bees to your Garden

What a disappointment! The July meeting of the Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club had to be cancelled to comply with COVID-19 regulations. Bob Luttrel’s talk on plants to attract bees couldn’t be given, but all is not lost, Bob has kindly agreed to be the guest speaker at the next meeting on Thursday 2nd September. The meeting will take place... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 months ago

Community, Home and Garden

Bloomin’ Beautiful Times in the Community Garden

The garden is looking absolutely amazing at the moment.  We have had some beautiful rain to water our plants, the weather is lovely and cool and the plants are thriving. Our snowpeas are starting to produce slowly. Our rocket is great to put in our salads. The silverbeet and shallots are ready to pick and we have had some delicious... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

Home and Garden, Sponsored

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by katie , 3 months ago

Community, Home and Garden

How to Attract Bees to your Garden

What a disappointment! The July meeting of the Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club had to be cancelled to comply with COVID-19 regulations. Bob Luttrel’s talk on plants to attract bees couldn’t be given, but all is not lost, Bob has kindly agreed to be the guest speaker at the next meeting on Thursday 2nd September. The meeting will take place... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

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