We first met Sara Richardson at the Know It to Grow It #Commference, where she told us her story of creating a new career in growing wildflowers with her partner Tommy Waxman. We asked her to share with our readers about the development and growth of Kalympa Wildflowers, and what they are finding to be the key factors in establishing themselves as successful new growers in the industry.
What’s a 20-something lass from the UK doing, working on a flower farm in rural Australia? It’s a fair question, and one I ask myself from time to time…
These days I spend my evenings studying varieties of protea and leucadendron, my holidays on a tractor digging holes for plants, and my free time travelling to wildflower conferences with my partner Tom. Things I had never imagined doing in my wildest dreams when I was growing up in suburban London.

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