About Searles Gardening Products Family

About Searles
'Searles is the leading market innovator in the home garden industry and provides a wide range of exceptionally high quality products that produce excellent results. Through its extensive research and development program, a range of high quality products has been designed specifically to suit Australian climatic conditions and to provide you, the customer, with only the very best results.

J.C & A.T. Searle Pty Ltd, (commonly referred to as Searles), is a family-owned and operated company situated in landscaped country premises on the outskirts of Kilcoy, approximately one hour's travel north west of Brisbane.

As a family, we are all avid and experienced gardeners and have been producing potting mixes, composts, organic fertilisers, liquid fertilisers and gardening products for over 40 years.' 

The Searles Family - Left to right back row; Jason, Conway, Jenny & Ashley.
Front row; Monique & Alana.


About Searles Gardening Products History 

Searles History
Searles® garden products are the result of very humble beginnings. In 1977, a two person team, husband and wife Con and Jenny Searle started the business ‘Sunshine Coast Organic Fertilisers Distributors' at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia.


Originally only 5 products were manufactured in clear plastic bags with wire tied tops. Read the full story



About Searles Gardening Products Lab

Research and Development
With over 40 years experience in the field of Composting and Blending, Searles® are leaders in the field of producing premium quality, innovative products, designed specifically to suit Australian climatic conditions. Searles® products are of exceptional quality, performance, value for money and most importantly, they satisfy gardening needs and still continue to deliver extra benefits.


We are able to produce these products with their benefits due to our rigorous research and development program plus our composting and blending expertise. 


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About Searles Gardening Products Research and Development

On Site Laboratory 
Searles has an established and modern On-Site Laboratory, which is used for conducting a wide range of product analysis, tests, trials, research and data collation.  Get all the facts