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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
A recent article by the ABC showcases the increase in ginger production from a trial of composted poultry manure pellets. The trial saw production almost double in a test plot comparing compost, poultry manure pellets and raw poultry litter. The research...read more
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...read more
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…..read more
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.”
“It flows easy and I can get a Custom Blend made up with both synthetic fertilizers and the chicken manure pellets, which suits the soil here.
We get great results out of it and we will keep using it.”
Launching our new Liquid Fertilizers at the Gympie Garden Expo! In May 2017 we launched our new liquid fertilizer range…read more