Feature Plant:

Aloe Vera

The plant of immortality! Did you know that aloe vera was use by Ancient Chinese and Egyptians for a variety of illnesses, external and internal! This plant is so verstile in growing environment and use!

The aloe clear inner gel can be used topically for burns and skin conditions and can made into liquid form and be ingested for it’s anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties in the body!

Growing Aloe Vera is easy to do – these plants love a sunny position in rich soil and also require very little watering! It is recommended that for best growth results, Katek Super Growth All purpose liquid fertilizer should be applied every 4 weeks or so!

Wait for winter and spring and these succulents produce vibrant flowers that can be cut and displayed around the home! Practical and pretty!

 

 

Feature Product:

Citrus & Fruit Fertiliser! 

N-Phoska + Trace Elements N 7% P 3% K 7%!

Formulated with composted poultry manure + boosted potash to enhance flowers and fruit! Keep your fruit and citrus trees happy and thriving by using our fertilizer every six weeks!

Available in 3kg buckets & 20kg bags.

 

Feature Farm:

Moon Rocks, St George, Queensland 

David and Andrew Moon of Moon Rocks operate a mixed cropping business on approximately 500 hectares in and around the Western Queensland town of St George. David Moon liaised with Greg Mills, Senior Agronomist at Cotton Growers Services to develop and refine a Katek manufactured blend designed with their specific crop requirements in mind.

 

 “We put Katek blend under every square metre of horticulture this season, and the results speak for themselves”.

 

Moon Rocks believe that excellent crop nutrition combined with favourable seasonal conditions has delivered the best yield and quality of garlic, onions and broccoli that they have ever achieved!

In a boost for Aussie farming, David spoke of his agreement with supermarket giant, Coles. “Through our increase in production this year, we have been able to supply all the garlic that Coles needs to supply their national distribution chain, which in turn has meant that they no longer need to conduct the usual seasonal imports from overseas”.

What to Plant:

Flowers:

Cool Climate/Temperate:

Alyssum Calendula Cineraria Cornflower Daisy Delphinium Dianthus Hollyhock Larkspur Lobelia Marigold Pansy Petunia Poppy Primula Snapdragon Sunflower Viola

Subtropical:  

Alyssum Calendula Cornflower Dianthus Lobelia Marigold Pansy Petunia Phlox Strawflower Viola

Tropical:  

Alyssum Amaranthus Begonia Cosmos Celosia Marigold Petunia Phlox Salvia Sunflower

Vegetables & Herbs:

Cool Climate/Temperate:

Broad Beans Cabbage Lettuce Onion Peas Radish Snow Peas Spinach

Subtropical:

Artichokes Asparagus Basil Beans Beetroot Capsicum Carrot Celery Chilli Pepper

Tropical:

Basil Cabbage Cucumber Ginger Oregano Pak Choy Squash Sweet Corn Sweet Potato

Super Chicken’s Top Tips!  

  • Prune Hibiscus this month. Mulch around the base of the plant and fertilise.

 

  • Prune your citrus trees and fertilise with Katek Citrus & Fruit Fertilizer.

 

  • Re-mulch your garden beds as the warmer weather comes in. The ideal depth is about 10cm deep with Katek Not Just Mulch to stop weeds growing through and maintain soil moisture.

 

  • Time to take cuttings of frangipanis!

 

  • Start your spring vegetable seedlings indoors so they are ready for transplanting next month