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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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September Garden Guide 2020

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

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!

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

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

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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July Garden Guide 2020

July Garden Guide 2020

““If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden” ~ Robert Breault ~ Feature Plant: Eggplant! Grilled Eggplant? Eggplant Lasagne? Yum! This wonderful fruit is making a comeback in the kitchen. Always thought of as one of...

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June Garden Guide 2020

June Garden Guide 2020

“In almost every garden, the land is made better and so is the gardener.” ~ Robert Rodale ~ Feature Plant: Snapdragon! Fierce yet sweetly coloured dragon faces in your flower garden!  Known for small shrubby foliage and their dragon face like flowers that open and...

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Homegrown in Gympie!

Homegrown in Gympie!

Feature Garden: Jordan Simpkins, Gympie Qld! An avid gardener and one of our chief product-testers at Katek, Jordan has a varied garden with plenty happening after the recent rain. Jordan has used Katek Super Feed Liquid Fertiliser on her lawn to keep it healthy...

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How to Grow Gerberas

How to Grow Gerberas

With their brilliant, happy colours and long vase life as a cut flower, Gerberas make a cheerful addition to any garden! CHOOSE A VARIETY Gerbera Daisies are available in a variety of colours and flower forms.  The main forms are single, double, crested doubles and...

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