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Never Touch Kitty Litter Again!

Cleaning out the litter tray is a reality for any cat owner; it is unpleasant, smelly and downright disgusting.  But for our cats’ health and hygiene, and our own, it is a burden all cat owners must endure. Global pet product expert PetSafe® Brand Australia brings you a product that saves you time; money and guarantees you will never have... Read More

by katie , 4 days 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 , 1 week ago

Events, Home and Garden

How to grow beautiful Camellias

The Ferny Grove Garden club is delighted to be meeting again this year.  New members and visitors are very welcome to join them at their next meeting on Friday 30th July. The guest speaker will be Mr Peter Starkey from the Queensland Camellia Society, and he will be teaching the group how to grow beautiful Camellias. The club meets on... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Home and Garden, Newsfeed

A Green-Thumbed Gift for the Community

Two years ago, passionate ‘edible gardener’ Kylie Stapleton suggested to Moreton Bay Regional Council that our community deserves a ‘library garden’. Council was enthusiastic and embraced the idea, to place one at the Arana Hills Library, however plans were put on hold throughout last year due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Nevertheless, with sheer dedication, Kylie persisted through the planning stages... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Community, Home and Garden

No Hibernation for HOG this Glorious Winter

What a difference the cooler weather makes! Over the last few weeks, we have been very busy planting vegetables for our spring harvest and with the cooler weather, our little seedlings are now starting to flourish. We have Pak Choy, Shallots, Spinach, Beetroot, Lettuce, Silver beet, Tomatoes, Cauliflowers, Cabbages, Broccoli, Beans, Snow peas, Eggplant, Brussel Sprouts, Carrots and Potatoes all... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Home and Garden

Tips for a wonderful winter garden

If Covid restrictions are not in force, the Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club will meet at the Enoggera Memorial Hall on Thursday, 5th August. The guest speaker, Barbara Beerling, will talk about ‘Roses in General’. Barbara is a qualified horticulturalist who specialises in roses, fruit trees, pruning, disease control and plant identification. So attending this meeting is an opportunity to... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Home and Garden, Newsfeed

Bee-utiful Plants for the Garden

The July meeting of the Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club Inc. will take place at the Enoggera Memorial Hall in Trundle Street, on Thursday, 1st July, provided there are no Covid 19 restrictions.  ‘Plants to attract bees’ is the subject of the guest speaker, Bob Luttrell, that morning. We are so dependent on bees and other insects and creatures to... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 months ago

Home and Garden, Newsfeed

HOG is a Hive of Activity this month

Over the last month we have been busily preparing our garden beds for planting by adding extra soil, compost, fertiliser and dolomite.  We have also been very lucky to have received some very nice rain which has really watered the fertiliser into the soil. A wonderful crop of beans has just been harvested and shared with our members. The beans... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 months ago

Community, Home and Garden

Marvelous Mulch & May Gardening

Unfortunately, the April meeting of the Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club had to be cancelled due to COVID. However, the  guest speaker, Craig Duncan, a representative from Rocky Point Mulching, has kindly agreed to deliver his talk at the garden club meeting on 3rd June at the Enoggera Memorial Hall.   His topic is ‘General Gardening’. Rocky Point Mulching produces... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

Community, Home and Garden

Ninety and Still Nurturing Nature

Stafford Garden Club’s member Nita Little, celebrated her 90th birthday recently. She joined the club in 2007 and continues to be a very active member.  Nita is a positive example that being surrounded by nature, and certainly delving into it as a gardener, is good for your health and wellbeing.   Nita is the club’s plant stall convenor which is... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

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