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It’s Potato Time!

Planting potatoes on your land can be a rewarding endeavour, especially in the cooler months leading into winter. Here’s how you can go about it: By following these steps and providing proper care, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of potatoes in your garden. We look forward to seeing you at the Co-Op!

Autumn in Mullumbimby

As summer draws to a close, it’s time to start preparing our gardens for autumn planting. March/April is an important time of the gardening calendar on the Northern Rivers. It’s one of those months in which you make it or break if for Spring! So let’s plan and plant now: Before planting, be sure to consider […]

Which to Choose: Concrete or Timber Posts?

The choice between concrete posts and timber posts for fencing depends on several factors, including cost, durability, aesthetic preferences, and environmental considerations. The Mullum Co-Op has both concrete and timber posts available for sale so before you decide, here are some considerations for each option: Concrete Posts: Timber Posts: Ultimately, the choice between concrete posts […]

The Humble Dolomite

Dolomite is essential in healthy plant growth. Whilst calcium is known for cellular health in plants and is found in ag lime, dolomite contains magnesium as well. This is the central mineral in photosynthesis. Magnesium becomes deficient in North Coast soils due to our high rain fall and the fact that magnesium is water soluble. […]

Growing your own mushrooms has a positive impact on the planet

Fungi are ancient beings that have paved the way for many evolutionary branches and continue to support life and the well-being of our ecosystem. By intentionally bringing select medicinal mushroom species into your environment, you can facilitate a bloom of beneficial life, food, medicine, beauty, awe and wonder. Mushrooms thrive best in diverse environments, decentralized […]

Free Mushroom Growing Workshop

Join the Mullum Co-Op team and Alchemystic Fungi and learn how to grow your own mushrooms at home! This is a 100% practical workshops breaking down the step-by-step creation of a mushroom growing system at home. You do not need a garden or a yard for this system. These workshop cover the basics on growing […]

Inspiration for looking after your land…

February our farms are typically bustling with various activities as it is during the peak of summer. If your new to the land or need a little inspiration, here are some ideas to get to in February: Overall, February is a busy time on farms in Mullum, with a focus on maximising productivity while also […]

February in the Garden

February in Mullumbimby is a month of heat and rain. With it’s warm weather, it is still within the growing season for many crops. Here are some vegetables, fruits, and herbs that you can consider growing in February: Before planting, make sure to prepare your soil by adding organic matter and compost. Also, consider mulching […]

December in the Garden

Summer is upon us and there’s only a couple of weeks to go before Xmas! Seems like everything is speeding up. The weeds grow faster than the lawn, the pests are sucking and chewing, and it’s hot. Design your garden to allow for the summer and provide water for wildlife. Put a stick in any […]