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May Garden Guide 2022

May Garden Guide 2022

Flowers: Cool Climate/Temperate Climate Alyssum, aurora daisy, cineraria, cornflower, cyclamen, English daisy, French marigold, Iceland poppy, lobelia, lupin, pansy, polyanthus, primula, snapdragon, stock, strawflower, sweet pea and viola. Sub-Tropical Climate...

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April Garden Guide 2022

April Garden Guide 2022

    Flowers: Cool Climate/Temperate Climate Alyssum, aurora daisy, cineraria, cornflower, cyclamen, English daisy, French marigold, Iceland poppy, lobelia, lupin, pansy, polyanthus, primula, snapdragon, stock, strawflower, sweet pea and viola. Sub-Tropical Climate...

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March Garden Guide 2022

March Garden Guide 2022

    FEATURE PLANT   Gazania These little beauties are superbly bright. Haling from wild flowers in South Africa, gazanias are one of those flowers you can just plant and forget. Where to plant: Gazanias are drought tolerant and can grow in any soil type...

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January Garden Guide 2022

January Garden Guide 2022

FEATURE PLANT Succulents There are hundreds of varieties of succulents and they come in all shapes, sizes and colours, making them a fun addition to the garden. Being hardy and heat toughened, succulents are low maintenance whether grown indoors or out.  Where to...

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Brighter Future Cane Success with Katek

Brighter Future Cane Success with Katek

Manny and Matty Tommerini - Sandy Creek, Mackay Manny Tommerini grew up on his family`s farm just south of Mackay. His father ran the farm for most of his working life and now Manny farms the land that his father did and he has a suspicion that his son Matty might...

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October Garden Guide 2021

October Garden Guide 2021

Flowers: Cool Climate/Temperate Climate Amaranthus, aster, balsam, begonia, carnation, chrysanthemum, cockscomb, coleus, cosmos, dahlia, dianthus, everlasting daisy, gazania, gerbera, impatiens, marigold, nasturtium, petunia, phlox, iceland opppy, portulaca,...

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Commercial Growers Newsletter – July to September 2021

Commercial Growers Newsletter – July to September 2021

~ The True Cost of Nitrogen and Phosphorus ~ I often hear growers say “I would like to use some organic fertiliser, but it is just so expensive”. This is of course a reference to a tonne of urea (46% N) being $800, and DAP (18% N, 20% P) being $1000 (At time of...

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September Garden Guide 2021

September Garden Guide 2021

  Flowers: Cool Climate/Temperate Climate Amaranthus, aster, balsam, begonia, carnation, chrysanthemum, cockscomb, coleus, cosmos, dahlia, dianthus, everlasting daisy, gazania, gerbera, impatiens, marigold, nasturtium, petunia, phlox, iceland opppy, portulaca,...

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August Garden Guide 2021

August Garden Guide 2021

  Flowers: Cool Climate/Temperate Climate Alyssum, Aquilegia, Begonia, Cineraria, Cornflower, Delphinium, Dianthus, Erigeron, Foxglove, Geranium, Hollyhock, Larkspur, Lobelia, Nemesia, Pansy, Polyanthus, Poppy, Primula, Snapdragon, Stock, Viola. Sub-Tropical Climate...

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July Garden Guide 2021

July Garden Guide 2021

  Flowers: Cool Climate/Temperate Climate Alyssum, Aquilegia, Begonia, Cineraria, Cornflower, Delphinium, Dianthus, Erigeron, Foxglove, Geranium, Hollyhock, Larkspur, Lobelia, Nemesia, Pansy, Polyanthus, Poppy, Primula, Snapdragon, Stock, Viola. Sub-Tropical Climate...

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June Garden Guide 2021

June Garden Guide 2021

  Flowers: Cool Climate/Temperate Climate Alyssum, Aquilegia, Begonia, Cineraria, Cornflower, Delphinium, Dianthus, Erigeron, Foxglove, Geranium, Hollyhock, Larkspur, Lobelia, Nemesia, Pansy, Polyanthus, Poppy, Primula, Snapdragon, Stock, Viola. Sub-Tropical Climate...

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Commercial Growers Newsletter – April to June 2021

Commercial Growers Newsletter – April to June 2021

The many faces of Calcium Of all the nutrients plants need to grow properly, Calcium is arguably the most complex, and the simplest at the same time. It has major roles in plant cell structure and strength, through to helping hold fruit on the plant. It has an...

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