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February Garden Guide 2021

February Garden Guide 2021

“Look deep in nature you will understand everything better.”  ~ALBERT EINSTEIN~ Feature Plant: Peace Lily! Easy to Grow & Beautiful White glossy flowers – the peace lily is favourite for all – representing purity and peace! Where to plant: Peace...

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How to Grow Salvia

How to Grow Salvia

Brilliant coloured & fragrant to boot, Salvias are a wonderful addition to any pots or garden beds! CHOOSE A VARIETY Salvias may be annuals, biennials, perennials or herbaceous shrubs with many colours including brilliant hues of white, yellow, blues, purples,...

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An easy Oncidium grown with Katek

An easy Oncidium grown with Katek

Feature Garden: Jordan Simpkins, Gympie Qld! Orchid Grown using Katek Fertilizers! The Dancing Lady Orchid (Oncidium) is an easy to grow common garden orchid which is perfect for beginners and produces long sprays of small, bright, spotty flowers that look like...

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January Garden Guide 2021

January Garden Guide 2021

“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” ~ Helen Keller ~ Feature Plant: Nasturtium! An easy to grow, vigorous plant that produces bright edible flowers that can be grown all year round! Where to...

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Commercial Growers Newsletter January-March 2021

Commercial Growers Newsletter January-March 2021

~ Continuing About Carbon ~ Last time we spoke about the changing attitude toward carbon, so today I thought I would start with a few facts and figures. Firstly, not all organic inputs have the same carbon levels. For example analysis of the two manure products we use...

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December Garden Guide 2020

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

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

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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Commercial Growers Newsletter October-December 2020

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

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

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!

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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