A morning with the Ulladulla and Districts Garden Club

Picture this: it’s just after 9am on a Monday morning, and the Baptist Church is thrumming with over 130 gardeners from our local area. Tables laden with flowering plants, sub-committees, and sign-up sheets line the walls. A tea and biscuit service is prepared with military precision. Every member is bedecked with an engraved name tag, smiling and radiating the sort…

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Season wrap up from Milton Mushrooms

It’s been an exciting first year of growing mushrooms for market; a steep learning curve that’s seen me make plenty of new farmer mentors and friends. I’m indebted to the support of both the burgeoning Gaia Farmers Market in Ulladulla and the well-established SAGE Farmers Market in Moruya. Rad people abound at both markets (too…

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The life of a horticulture student

A Certificate II in Horticulture is a beautiful thing. Especially if you’re studying in the lovely seaside town of Ulladulla under the excellent tutelage of Malcolm, Graeme and Wendy. Add in a rambunctious group of classmates exuding endless enthusiasm, and you have yourself a tremendous combination. There’s Merino from Venezuela, Ross the van-dweller, Em the…

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