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Pre-flower Is A Good Time For Leaf Analysis

When it comes to maximising crop yields, commercial growers face a never-ending battle to refine their cultivation processes and account for whatever circumstances nature throws …

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Summerfruit Season – What to Apply to Your Garden Now

Summer is just around the corner and that means we have a wealth of delicious fruits to look forward to. But why get them from …

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3 Reasons To Go Organic

Organics refers to the elimination of synthetic fertilisers and chemical pesticides in the production of food. Embracing organic gardening practices and favouring organic New Zealand …

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Organic Produce Is The Future

You would struggle to think of anyone who has a stronger connection to the land than a farmer. When your livelihood is so thoroughly connected …

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Tips for Ornamental and Cut Flower Growers

Growers looking to produce for the commercial cut flower market need to keep a number of things in mind when it comes to ensuring good …

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Growing bright blooms in the cold months is possible! Here’s how…

The weather is still cold, and you may be impatient to wait for your Summer flowers. As flowers are generally associated more with Spring and …

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How to improve yield size and quality

Extreme weather conditions including DRY SOILS have seen many vineyard owners have lower than usual yields… … creating a shortage of desirable Sauvignon Blanc. The soil may have been …

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Glycine Chelation Technology to Boost Your Crops

The goal of any fertilization regime is to ensure your crops are getting the nutrients they need, when they need them. Many growers are wary …

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Soil vs foliar fertiliser in your home garden

Cultivating your own home garden can be a fulfilling exercise, giving many physical and mental health benefits. Whether you’re a natural green thumb or budding …

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Incorporating foliar application into your fertilisation routine

For a long time growers were concerned exclusively with maintaining soil fertility to ensure the health of their crops. While soil fertility is paramount (after …

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Are your apples lacking colour and flavour?

A note to our commercial apple orchardists…  Because producers are often paid on fruit quality, we regularly get asked how to improve the colour, texture, …

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Are your avocados lacking Calcium?

At a glance: Low levels of Mycorrhizal Fungi means fewer soil minerals are reaching your plants. Low moisture levels also mean fewer soil minerals are …

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