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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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Beryl Dan, Gympie, Qld

Beryl is a long time fruit, vegetable and flower home gardener. She has been using Katek Super Growth on her garden; stating, “I can’t wait to see more results in a few months – so far so good, I’m very happy with Katek fertilizers on my garden.”

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March Garden Guide 2018

Feature Fruit: Passionfruit! A common feature in the home garden is a healthy, thriving passionfruit vine weaving along a fence! This South American heritaged vine loves consistent nutrient feedings,  blood and bone, compost, rich soil and plenty of sunshine. March is...

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Jade Simpkins, Beerwah, QLD

Jade Simpkins, has a house block with a large backyard in Beerwah, Qld. She was searching for something to revive her dead, weed-infested lawn and gave us a call at Katek HQ. She purchased some Katek Super Grass and this is what she had to say….

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February Garden Guide 2018

Feature Flower: Sunflowers! The big bright smiley faces of the Sunflower will bring a burst of colour to your garden! These are easy flowers to grow all year round. The key requirements are lots of sunshine and minimal water! Not only are they wonderful to look at...

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