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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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Commercial Growers Newsletter July-September 2020

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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May Garden Guide 2020

May Garden Guide 2020

““It was such a pleasure to sink one’s hands into the warm earth, to feel at one’s fingertips the possibilities of the new season.” . Kate Morton .  Feature Plant: Radish! The Cutest little red in the veggie patch! Commonly grown all over the world as an annual...

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Stunning Orchid Grown with Katek

Stunning Orchid Grown with Katek

Stunning Orchid - Grown on Katek of Course! This Exotic blue Vanda Orchid was grown from a tiny seed in tissue culture to begin with and look at it now! Grown in ideal location in part shade and receiving partial afternoon sunshine, this orchid is one of many species...

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April Garden Guide 2020

April Garden Guide 2020

“Despite the gardener’s  best intentions, Nature will improvise. ” ~ Michael P Garofalo ~ Feature Plant: Celery! Celery is a crisp & crunchy super green that’s great for you! Best grown from Autumn to Spring, this crunchy delight can be easy to grow in the right...

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