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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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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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The Best Lawn Fertilizer + When & How to Fertilise your Lawn

A lush green lawn can be the envy of the street.  A simple maintenance routine can ensure your lawn looks amazing all year long!   When Establishing a New Lawn A good foundation is essential to successful establishment of new turf.  Getting the soil right before...

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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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How to Grow Healthy Citrus Trees

Fruit trees are a great investment, the gift that keeps giving! A simple maintenance routine will keep them producing glorious fruit, year after year! Where to Plant Choosing a position with at least five hours a day of sunshine is the key to productive fruiting.  A...

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