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Garden Guides

House for Daniel – Building a Safer future for all children

House for Daniel, the home of the Daniel Morcombe Foundation has recently been opened in Palmwoods, Qld. Katek in partnership with Lindsay Rural`s Nambour branch and the Sunshine Coast Garden Club were greatly privileged to be among the many local businesses able to...

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June Garden Guide 2019

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” ..Khalil Gibran.. Feature Plant: Bird of Paradise! The beautiful Bird of Paradise is truly one of a kind! Also known as Strelitzia reginae it is an easy low...

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May Garden Guide 2019

“Gardeners live in beautiful places, because they make them so.” ~Joseph Joubert~ Feature Plant: Geranium! Classic colours & Memorable Scent!  Pelargoniums or widely known as Geraniums are one of the easiest flowers to grow with a tolerance for full sun positions...

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Another great weekend at the Gympie Garden Expo!

There was lots to do and plenty to learn at the Gympie Garden Expo over the weekend. Lots of knowledge and friendly advice at the many stalls selling native and exotic plants, garden ornaments, worm farms, bonsai displays and plenty of beautiful orchids. Amongst the...

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April Garden Guide 2019

“Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air." ~ Georges Bernanos ~ Feature Plant: Parsley! Iron rich & a household favourite, Parsley is a versatile herb used...

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March Garden Guide 2019

"The garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness, it teaches industry & thrift; above all it teaches entire trust." ~ Gertrude Jekyll ~ Feature Plant: Gazania! Superbly Bright! Sun loving & easy to grow! Haling from wild flowers in...

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Exciting Times with the Garden Gatherers @ Glenwood, Qld!

Lynda & Jordan have been out & about again this year, sharing our wonderful products with the many friendly faces of the Glenwood Garden Gatherers. A great morning sharing gardening tips and tricks, some detailed knowledge of our range of fertilisers and how...

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February Garden Guide 2019

Feature Plant: Chillies! Red Hot & Spicy! For all your cooking & marinade needs! Grow your own chilli plant easily from seed or seedlings. Haling from the desert & heat of Mexico and related to the capsicum family, Chillies sure pack a punch in lots of...

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January Garden Guide 2019

Feature Plant: Protea! These South African beauties are used to the harsh summer sun! A definite highlight for any garden, Proteas put on a magnificent show of bright, goblet shaped blooms from late winter to spring. You can grow them in an exposed, full sun position...

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December Garden Guide 2018

"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden."  ~Thomas Jefferson~ Feature Plant: Basil! Think Delicious Italian style dinners & aromatic herbal remedies! A powerful immune booster, and stress...

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November Garden Guide 2018

"When gardeners garden, its not just the plants that grow, but the gardeners themselves."    ~ Ken Druse ~ Feature Plant: Spinach! Popeye's favourite, spinach the super green! This dark green leafy vege is packed with loads of nutrients important for skin, hair and...

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Out & About visiting Curra Garden Club!

🌿🌷 Lynda & Jordan from the Katek Admin Team, spent last Saturday sharing the goodness of Katek Fertilisers and showing our range of new products to local Curra Garden Club. Was a great afternoon spent sharing knowledge and gardening tips and tricks!...

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October Garden Guide 2018

Feature Plant: Waterlily! Are you looking for that little splash of colour in your dam or feature pond? Then a water lily is for you! Most hardy varieties of this water dwelling plant flower between October and March and come in a rainbow of colours including white,...

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September Garden Guide 2018

Feature Plant: Eggplant! Eggplant! Related to potatoes and tomatoes, the fruit is known as a vegetable, but it is actually a berry fruit by botanical definition! Eggplants are very frost tender and love the sunshine so be sure to plant these in an area that receives...

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August Garden Guide 2018

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 versatile in growing environment and use!

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The Qld Garden Expo in Nambour!

Katek has had another great few days at the Queensland Garden Expo in Nambour. We had our Display Stand showcasing our full range of small products and liquids on site and had loads of fun chatting to all our loyal customers about our products and hearing about their...

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