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Garden Guides

November Garden Guide 2018

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!

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

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

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

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!

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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July Garden Guide 2018

July Garden Guide 2018

Winter is the ideal time to give your roses some attention. Tackle the task of pruning your rose bushes this June or July! Prune them back to 1/3 of the original plant to allow more exposure to sunlight, encourage new growth and reduce disease!

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June Garden Guide 2018

June Garden Guide 2018

Feature Vegetable: Cauliflower! Plant some delicious cauliflowers this winter! Quite easy to grow - these hearty veges will benefit from a good dose of Katek Super Growth All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer every 3-4 weeks! These cool winter weather loving vegetables, love...

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Katek at the Mackay Expo

Katek at the Mackay Expo

Recently on Andrew's travels he made a quick stop in sunny Mackay, Qld. It also happened to be the  Mackay Expo at that time, the 19th & 20th of May, which he decided would be worth a look. He spoke to a lot of great customers and came across Gavin & Kaihla...

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Successful weekend at the Gympie Garden Expo

Successful weekend at the Gympie Garden Expo

Once again, our Katek fertiliser range was on display at the Gympie Garden Expo. This year we teamed up with Jacinta at Natives R Us - Traveston and had our full display stand set up at her site. With a spotlight on our two newest products - SuperCal clay breaker...

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May Garden Guide 2018

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

April Garden Guide 2018

Feature Fruit: 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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March Garden Guide 2018

March Garden Guide 2018

Feature Fruit: 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

February Garden Guide 2018

Feature Flower: 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...

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January Garden Guide 2018

January Garden Guide 2018

Feature Fruit: 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

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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