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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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Commercial Growers Newsletter January-March 2019

'Agriculture is the most Healthful, Useful and Noble employment of man'. ~ George Washington ~ Organic Fertiliser use & Phosphorus Last time we decided that adding an organic component to any farming system would be beneficial to managing nitrogen. This issue we...

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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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Ross Cotton & The Veggie Patch, Hervey Bay QLD

Ross Cotton lives in the coastal township of Hervey Bay, Queensland. Ross's Herb & Vegetable garden has grown into a highly productive food production. 'People ask me how do you keep your garden looking so healthy? The answer is quite simple. STOP using...

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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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Commercial Growers Newsletter ~ October to December 2018 ~

The Nitrogen Cycle Last issue we asked the question, “Can organic fertilisers play a role in modern agriculture”? This issue we will look at the table above and start answering this important question. Our earth`s atmosphere is 78% Nitrogen (N) so it`s no surprise...

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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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Sugar Cane ~ Super Results!

COMMERCIAL GROWER SPOTLIGHT Ian Faulkner, Mackay QLD This Cane Dwarfs Faulky! Apart from singing to it every night, Ian Faulkner used Katek's Organic Super Booster as a side dress on his plant cane with Super Marvellous Results!  His local store Northern Agriservices...

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How to Grow Beautiful Roses

A garden filled with deliciously fragrant rose blooms, a pot overflowing with colour or a vase of stunning roses adorning the kitchen bench can't help but put a smile on your face!  Roses are one of the most rewarding flowers to grow.  If you want to know how to grow...

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