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January Garden Guide 2018

Feature Plant: Mangoes! Perfect for summer shade and pugent with the sweet smell of ripening fruit, a mango tree is a crucial fruit bearer for any home garden - provided you have the room that is! Dwarf varieties are available to be grown in pots if you're short on...

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December Garden Guide 2017

Feature Plant: Frangipani! Finally these beachy favourites are now out in full bloom and will continue to do so well into April! Known as the icon of the tropics for their ability to grow in sandy and coastal conditions, these beauties thrive with very little...

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November Garden Guide 2017

Feature Plant: Beans! Try your hand at growing a rewarding crop of the humble old bean this summer! The ultimate health food, beans in both the dwarf and the climbing variety love a position of full sun and prefer well drained soil in your vege patch. Beans prefer...

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Customised Blend sends Farmers over the Moon!

ON SITE AT MOON ROCKS, ST GEORGE, QLD: Farmer David Moon and Greg Mills, Senior Agronomist at Cotton Growers Services - Emerald. David and Andrew Moon of Moon Rocks operate a mixed cropping business on approximately 500 hectares in and around the Western Queensland...

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Childers Farm success with Katek Customised Blend!

Jules Keller from Lindsay Rural Childers and Andrew Haaksma. Andrew Haaksma farms on a patch of contoured red soil just on the northern outskirts of Childers. He grows a variety of crops from zucchinis to passionfruit to snow peas. Previous generations of Andrew`s...

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October Garden Guide 2017

Feature Vegetable: Tomato! Time to plant those juicy ripe tomatoes you’ve been looking forward to! You can either raise your tomatoes from seed or just transplant some seedlings! There are a wide variety of tomatoes on the market, ranging in colour and size; most...

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September Garden Guide 2017

Feature Plant: Camellias! Camellias! These lush, shiny, dark green shrubs that burst in autumn, winter & sometimes spring, with large, fragrant flowers ranging from whites, pinks, purple-reds and a range of bi-colours are an easy option in all home gardens! These...

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August Garden Guide 2017

Get your secateurs out this August! Your citrus trees will be in need of a good prune! If you’re in a frost-free zone start your pruning late winter to early spring, and if not hold off until mid to late spring, it’s generally recommended immediately after harvest…..

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Tim Sullivan, Biloela, Central QLD

For the past four years Tim has been using Katek Super Growth worked into the soil prior to planting to ensure the plants have the nutrients needed for their quick growing cycle.
Tim has found this seasons coriander to have vigour about it and the colour is right, due to Katek Super Growth of course! “We don’t use anything else.”

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