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August Garden Guide 2019

““Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” ~ Luther Burbank ~ Feature Plant: Mulberry! Juicy, Sweet & Oh So More-ish!  Mulberries are common in most home gardens, known for their delicious...

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How to Grow Pumpkins

Nothing says “Winter” to me more than a delicious pot of spiced pumpkin soup simmering on the stove! If you want to be stirring a pot of soup this winter or enjoying some roasted pumpkin on a Sunday, now is a great time to get those seeds in the ground! Choose a...

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Ray Eather, Marlee NSW

‘I FIRST TRIED SUPER BOOSTER ON MY VEGETABLE SEEDLINGS AND MY VEGETABLE GARDEN. I COULDN’T BELIEVE THE DIFFERENCE IT MADE IN SUCH A SHORT TIME. ‘I REALLY WAS QUITE BLOWN AWAY, I HAVE NEVER HAD SUCH A GREAT CROP AND HARVEST. I AM ALWAYS COMPLIMENTED ON HOW HEALTHY AND...

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Commercial Growers Newsletter July-September 2019

Liebig's Law During the 19th century, a German botanist by the name of Carl Sprengel theorised that plant growth potential was limited by the nutrient in the smallest concentration. This theory was later popularised by Justus von Liebig and has since been known as...

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July Garden Guide 2019

"I like gardening, it's a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself." ~Alice Sebold~ Feature Plant: Pansy! Bright, happy faces in the garden!  An explosion of colourful, cheery faces in your garden this cold season - the common Pansy has come a long way...

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Bundaberg Success with Katek Custom Blend

Trevor Cross of Cross Farms, and Eddie Uridge from Northside Produce in Bundaberg, look at a block of Cabbages that were planted on a Katek custom blend. High yielding crops remove large amounts of organic matter from the soil so replacing at least some of what is...

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Joan Juler, Gympie, South East Qld

An avid gardener Joan is always outside in her beautiful gardens. She grows a range of bright, colourful, odd and usual plants ranging from; hibiscus, hydrangeas, orchids, gingers, natives, bromeliads, flowering shrubs & trees as well as hardy succulents and...

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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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Decision Time in the Field

Sugar producers, Brett and Steve McKeering, from the banks of the Pioneer River at Mirani 35Km West of Mackay discuss their next move for their fallow soybean crop with industry experts Steve Newbery and Ian Faulkner. The nitrogen contribution from the beans will...

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