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December Garden Guide 2020

“Planting a flower’s like opening a book, because either way you’re starting something. And your garden’s your library” ~ Nora Roberts ~ Feature Plant: Lettuce! Crunchy, crisp & delicious for your summer salads! An annual veggie that is easy to grow in a wide...

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Booming Bonsais @ Robin’s Bonsai, Oxley QLD

Robin Godfrey began growing bonsai trees for purchase almost by accident. He started out buying for a previous business but came to the conclusion he could do a better job of them himself and as he tells it “Somewhere between then and now, the priorities changed and...

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November Garden Guide 2020

“AS I LEAVE THE GARDEN I TAKE WITH ME A RENEWED VIEW, AND A QUIET SOUL” ~ Jessica Coupe~ Feature Plant: Kangaroo Paw! Kangaroo Paw is an iconic Australian plant which grows from a rhizome, which is capable of producing the shoot and root systems of a new plant. There...

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Katek Commercial Growers Newsletter October-December 2020

Carbon, the topic of our generation Carbon has been in the news a bit over the last few decades, mostly with a negative connotation. This however is a good news story, Carbon is critical to your success as a farmer, but unlike many other critical factors in your...

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October Garden Guide 2020

“As I leave the garden I take with me a renewed view, And a quiet soul”. Jessica Coupé Feature Plant: Ginger! Ginger is a kitchen staple that makes a lovely addition to the garden VARIETIES There are varieties that can be grown outside of tropical and sub-tropical...

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How To Grow Marigolds

Easy to grow and hardy, Marigolds are a great way to add pop of colour to your garden. CHOOSE A VARIETY There are a few varieties of Marigolds: African which are a taller variety; French which are the dwarf varieties; Triploid which are a cross between the two and...

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Great Results Growing at Home!

Home Gardening Made Easy with Katek's organic, nutrient rich fertiliser products! Feature Garden: Rachael & Matthew Dodd, Gympie Qld! “Using Katek Fertilizers I have managed to grow the best veggies I have ever grown with minimal effort!I use Super Growth on the...

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September Garden Guide 2020

“ By bringing a consciousness to gardening sacred space can be created outdoors” ~ S. Kelley Harrell ~ Feature Plant: Lemonade! Sweet and juicy - best straight off the tree or freshly squeezed on ice! This evergreen citrus tree usually brought as a grafted tree from...

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Katek Commercial Growers Newsletter July-September 2020

. . ph & Why it Matters . . It is believed that the term pH translates from German to mean “Power of Hydrogen”. It is a universal measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a substance. The scale runs from 0 to 14 and is logarithmic. For example a pH 6 is 10 times...

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Big, Beautiful Blooms!

Feature Garden: Kristin Ernst, Lower Wonga Qld! BRIGHT, BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS! Roses are the main feature in Kristin’s garden and are grown using a combination of Rose & Flower fertilizer and Neptune seaweed to keep them blooming prolifically and the plants healthy and...

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August Garden Guide 2020

“My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.” ~ Claude Monet ~ Feature Plant: Dianthus! Bright colours and easy to grow flowers, they're a winner in our books! This little green mounding shrub produces sprays of flowers in all shades from pinks, whites & reds with...

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Organic, Chemical Free Produce in Hervey Bay

Ross Cotton is at it again in his Veggie Patch! Ross Cotton lives in coastal Hervey Bay and grows organic, chemical free produce for local customers. A long time Katek advocate, Ross uses a variety of Katek products in his garden, including Super Booster, Potting Mix...

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