Bribie Island State School is a garden of growth

Bribie Island State School is a garden of growth. Many people consider gardening a great way to relax and renew depleted energies, specially community gardens which help to grow healthier communities. Schools are also...

The Plant Patch – Hedging Young Future, Naturally!

Enjoy living in coastal communities but like your private spaces too? Time to consider growing a hedge or two around your home today. Traditionally, hedges were more commonly found in formal, manicured gardens but over...

There May Be Several Reasons Why You May Need To Remodel your Bathroom

TO INCREASE THE HOME'S SALE VALUE Homes experience wear and tear over time. One such place that the impact is profoundly felt is the bathroom. The bathroom will look older than the rest of...

7 secrets to styling your Laundry

LAUNDRY AND MUDROOM Incorporating with the mudroom is one of the most popular small laundry room ideas and designs. It’s sensible and traffic smart especially if you need extra space to hang and dry...

Flowers on the Water

SATURDAY 25TH JULY DAWNED TO A DREARY HORIZON OBSCURING CLOUDS OVER THE GLASSHOUSE MOUNTAINS WITH A POTENTIAL SQUALL PREDICTED FOR THE PUMICESTONE PASSAGE. IT WAS A COLD, SHOWERY AND MISERABLE MORNING BUT A SOMEHOW...

Island Gardens – July 31, 2020

WELCOME BACK TO ISLAND GARDENS. TODAY WE’RE LOOKING AT PRUNING ROSES AND OTHER PLANTS IN TIME FOR SPRING GROWTH JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY NOW. THERE IS A LOT OF ADVICE AVAILABLE ON ROSES,...

The Plant Patch: Pollination of a Nation

A KEY INGREDIENT TO A HEALTHY GARDEN IS POLLINATION. There are various ways a flower can be pollinated and the most well-known is the humble bee, either native or introduced. Native bees are Australia’s wildflowers...

8 Secrets to Styling Your Bathroom

1. WALL COLOURS You can always change the colour of paint – perhaps a stronger, darker tone or even a fresh white. So, by keeping the floor and wall tiles very neutral, you can...

Island Gardens

Hello and welcome back to Island Gardens. Today we're looking at another easy DIY improvement for your garden – a beautiful plant display stand. In this case right outside the kitchen window. A lovely...

The Plant Patch

WEEDING WONDERLAND. WITH THE JOY OF GARDENING COMES THE TASK OF WEEDING BUT WITH A BIT OF PLANNING, THIS CAN BE EASY TO MANAGE. A weed is simply a plant in the wrong place. This...
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Home and garden – Weed Killers that WON’T Harm Plants

Weeds are also called “invasive plants” because they invade your garden and spread. If left unchecked, a weed infestation can take over an entire yard and turn it into an eyesore. Many people have...
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Home & Garden – Happy Herb Life

Basil Basil is a leafy and fragrant herb that grows beautifully in full sunlight. Basil loves moist but well-drained soil and requires lots of pruning when it’s in full season. When a branch of your...
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Community Event – The Bribie Island Spring Orchid and Foliage Show

CALLING ALL ORCHID LOVERS! October brings lots of orchid lovers from far and wide to see the beautiful blooms on display at the Bribie Island Spring Orchid and Foliage Show, proudly sponsored by the Bribie...