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Home and Garden

Rosella Jam Is Ripening To Go!

Our members are working hard getting the beds ready for planting and looking forward to sewing some seedlings.  This is the start of a busy time at the garden keeping the new plants well watered and free of weeds. However, the end result is a wonderful crop of fresh vegetables. The Rosellas are just starting to fruit and bottles of... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

Home and Garden

90 Years Young & Still Going Strong

During the Christmas-New Year recess, a foundation member of the Mitchelton & Districts Garden club, Berenice Corvi, had her 90th birthday, making three club members over this age.   At the April meeting, on behalf of the club, Margaret Morrow, the club patron, presented Berenice (Bernie)  with a floral arrangement of chrysanthemums and carnations. Despite the bad weather beforehand, club... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Events, Home and Garden

Orchid Lovers – this one is for you!

The seven orchid societies of the North Moreton Qld Orchid Council Inc. will come together to put on a display of exotic orchids on the 8th and 9th of April. Many species from all over the world, as well as beautiful hybrids in a range of shapes, sizes and colours will be on display. Flowers can vary from the minute... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Home and Garden

Learn About Medicine in the Garden

The Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club plans to meet at the Enoggera Memorial Hall in Trundle Street on Thursday, 7th April, unless Covid-19 conditions determine otherwise.  The guest speaker, Debbie Aitcheson, who was engaged for the cancelled February meeting, is happy to give her talk on Medicine from the Garden then. Technically, autumn begins this month (March), but at times... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Acreage Living, Home and Garden

Renovate and Reap the Rewards

A growing number of families are fleeing inner city living and settling into an acreage lifestyle, where there’s plenty of space to enjoy increased comfort.  Acreage homes with careful planning can offer unique differences to a home in the city.  The flexibility of extra room gives the ability to truly customise your home to suit your family, block, and best... Read More

by katie , 6 months ago

Acreage Living, Home and Garden

The Snake Files

As most of us know, living in a rural or semi-rural location can bring with it potential challenges – snakes being one of them. We are certainly lucky to be able to enjoy all the benefits this lifestyle has to offer. However, we also take on some obligations with living in such an environment. Here is a brief insight into... Read More

by katie , 6 months ago

Acreage Living, Home and Garden

Be Prepared for Summer

With the severe weather season now upon us, ensuring your home and garden is in the best shape it can be at this time of year is imperative. A well maintained garden, along with looking out for any damage on your home as a result of age or a previous incident will help to keep everything safe , secure and... Read More

by katie , 6 months ago

Acreage Living, Home and Garden

Strategies To Keep Your Seedlings Alive

Dearest Farm-ily, There has been an upsurge in interest in home-gardening since the arrival of COVID 19. And many people who have never grown a vegetable garden, are trying it out for the first time 🙂 I am loving this direction!    So, I am wanting to offer you all some tips to ensure successful transplanting of your seedlings, and... Read More

by katie , 7 months ago

Home and Garden

A One Stop Shop for all your Acreage Needs!

Trading since the early 1980’s, initially as a chook shed selling eggs and dressed poultry, Gleam O’Dawn has been servicing Samford and its surrounding areas with quality products, friendly service and free, impartial advice. Here is a run down on just a few services the store has to offer Animal Feed     In line with the business’s previous history,... Read More

by katie , 7 months ago

Home and Garden

Using your green thumb for good health

There are few things in life more satisfying than filling your plate with items you have grown in your own garden. Aside from the enjoyment of gardening, research shows there are numerous physical and psychological benefits from working in the garden, including improved endurance, strength, flexibility, mobility and general wellbeing. A pot or two is all that’s needed to create... Read More

by katie , 7 months ago

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