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July Garden Guide 2018

Winter is the ideal time to give your roses some attention. Tackle the task of pruning your rose bushes this June or July! Prune them back to 1/3 of the original plant to allow more exposure to sunlight, encourage new growth and reduce disease!

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Neil Hansen, Gympie, South East Queensland

'PLANTS JUST WENT WILD WITH GROWTH' Neil was chasing something to quickly establish his new front garden, to hide the house tanks and shed on his property. So he asked around for a reputable organic fertiliser and decided on using Katek Fertilizer products. Here's...

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June Garden Guide 2018

Feature Vegetable: Cauliflower! Plant some delicious cauliflowers this winter! Quite easy to grow - these hearty veges will benefit from a good dose of Katek Super Growth All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer every 3-4 weeks! These cool winter weather loving vegetables, love...

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Katek at the Mackay Expo!

Recently on Andrew's travels he made a quick stop in sunny Mackay, Qld. It also happened to be the  Mackay Expo at that time, the 19th & 20th of May, which he decided would be worth a look. He spoke to a lot of great customers and came across Gavin & Kaihla...

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Successful weekend at the Gympie Garden Expo

Once again, our Katek fertiliser range was on display at the Gympie Garden Expo. This year we teamed up with Jacinta at Natives R Us - Traveston and had our full display stand set up at her site. With a spotlight on our two newest products - SuperCal clay breaker...

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Alex Weeks, Durack, QLD

Little Plants Need Feeding Too
It`s easy to forget that small plants growing in small pots are even more reliant on fertiliser than their larger cousins.

Just ask Alex from Durack in Brisbane.

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Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser offers BIG Benefits!

Seaweed Fertilizer, why use it? For centuries, seaweed (and specifically Kelp) has been used as a fertiliser to improve crop production.  For the home gardener, it acts as a complete garden treatment that helps build overall plant and soil health. When to use a Liquid...

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May Garden Guide 2018

Feature Plant: Lavender! Representing purity, serenity and calmness - Lavender flowers and oils have long been used for thier antiseptic, fragrance and sleep aid abilities! This drought tolerant, beautiful shrub is a staple for any home garden! There are many...

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April Garden Guide 2018

Feature Fruit: Figs! There's something archaic about figs, with their ancient past and symbolism of fertility, peace and prosperity - this delicious syconium is well worth growing in your home garden! Reaching a peak of 10 to 30 feet high and living longer than most...

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Laurel English, North Queensland

Laurel and Gary live in the beachside village of Greenhill about an hours drive south of Mackay in Central Queensland. Having to deal with poor soil quality and limited water due to no town supply, has meant Laurel has found gardening a bit of a challenge. However...

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