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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 Plant: 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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Commercial Growers Newsletter April-June 2018

Organic Fertilisers and modern farming; a paradox? Agriculture, in particular agriculture along the coastal rim, is finding itself under ever increasing scrutiny and regulation, from government, community, and the industry itself. The primary point of this focus lies...

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March Garden Guide 2018

Feature Plant: 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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February Garden Guide 2018

Feature Plant: 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 with...

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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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Commercial Growers Newsletter January-March 2018

Happy New Year from all of us here at Katek! We hope you've had a great festive season and hopefully have a had a relaxing break and are all refreshed & ready for 2018! Did you know that here at Katek we can create... CUSTOMISED BLENDS!  WE SPECIALISE IN CREATING...

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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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