SOUTHERN DOWNS

Entertainment

Beatrice’s tips & tricks for seeds

I stumbled on an article by a fellow gardener from America recently and found some of his tips were very interesting. Some, like how...

A masterful wine plan…

Aussie wine lovers will have access to the expert commentary of a ‘Master of Wine’ in their own home this winter, as the Granite...

A letter from Bombala…

Where I am at the moment - Bombala NSW - it is extremely cold, the damage from the bushfires all too apparent, and the...

Local Artist Selected for Gallery Reopening

A local artist who didn’t touch a paintbrush for 43 years and began painting seriously only five years ago, has been selected to exhibit...

‘Reflections’ on show

Warwick Art Gallery is showcasing the work of one of Warwick’s most accomplished painters in the Orange Wall until Saturday 22 August. Thomas Benkendorff’s exhibition...

Daylilies have been capturing my attention…

As I wrote this early in the week the whole town was enveloped in the most amazing and beautiful fog. So long as I...

‘In My Garden’…with our very own Beatrice Hawkins

Some weeks ago now as I went west I wrote about biological control of prickly pear on the road sides around Goondiwindi. I’m home again...

Who knows more about this judge’s Warwick link?

Who says you don’t learn anything useful watching Netflix? I recently enjoyed the Netflix series ‘Toyko Trial’, based on the Allied court which convened in...

Tractor Trek took in our stunning region…

Around two dozen classic tractors – some restored and some works in progress – wound their way through the countryside east of Warwick the...

Huge weekend coming up at Apple & Grape

Stanthorpe is set to roll the second big weekend of the 2020 Apple and Grape Harvest Festival. It’s only held once every two years and...

Prime cattle, sheep & lamb entries open

Entries are being called for the 2020 Warwick Show Prime Cattle and Prime Sheep and Lamb competitions. The Warwick Show will be held Friday...

Choir to sing it up at Apple and Grape…

The Apple & Grape Harvest Festival is upon us again, with all the excitement and the hustle and bustle. If you would like a...

Latest

Wind farm south-west of Warwick given State approval

The Queensland Government says “two windfarms and up to 400 jobs in the Southern Downs are a step closer to reality with the State...