Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Coal Loader Cottage community garden

Coal Loader Cottage Community Garden

The Coal Loader Cottage Community Garden group meets Wednesday 9.30am till 12 noon, and the same time on the last Saturday of the month. Residents are welcome to join-in during these hours. There are weekend rosters for watering the garden and for chook keeping. Being an organic communal garden without individual garden plots, everything harvested is[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Coal Loader Platform community gardens

Coal Loader Platform Community Garden

If you don’t have the space or resources at home, you can grow your own food at the Coal Loader Platform Community Garden. But this community garden is about more than home-grown fresh produce, for you can: learn about, and use, practical organic gardening methods attend site-specific workshops and hands-on training sow, grow and harvest organic[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Turramurra Lookout Community Garden

Turramurra Lookout Community Garden

We will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary next year so the Edible Food Trail will be part of our activities & events for the year. Good timing! Ku-ring-gai Council was instrumental in facilitating the setting up of the garden along with enthusiastic residents in the area. The Turramurra community bank branch of the Bendigo Bank[…]

Willoughby – Market Garden

The market garden on this site was one of 6 gardens located between Eastern Valley Way and Alpha Road from 1880 to 1950.  The garden was originally farmed by a group of Chinese gardeners, who regularly carried vegetables in baskets around local streets to sell to residents. The garden continued until 1949 and was one[…]

Carlingford – Cecilia’s Garden

Cecilia’s permaculture garden largely follows the laissez faire method with an ongoing search for crops that: ·       Satisfy household tastes or provide for swaps ·       Do NOT satisfy local wildlife ·       Support beneficial organisms Cecilia enjoys sharing her knowledge and cuttings from her garden which features fruit trees, vines, a banana circle, annual veggies, herbs[…]

Macquarie University Sustainability Garden

Since 2014 Macquarie University Sustainability has been working on creating an onsite sustainable garden that incorporates permaculture gardening design principles. Permaculture is essentially an amalgamation of the words “Permanent Agriculture”. It combines landscape architecture with sustainable agriculture and ecological principles to provide for human needs (food, shelter, fibres, medicines, etc.) in a genuinely regenerative way. Permaculture designs incorporate[…]

Willoughby – Wendy & Alasdair’s streetside garden

Wendy and Alasdair’s streetside garden shows what can be done with a small space. Next to the footpath, Pepinos and Midyim-berries offer nibble-food for neighbourhood children. Also, in spring, Pineapple Sage flowers are a sweet treat (remember sucking a drop of nectar out of the honeysuckle flowers?) In autumn, the ice-cream bean trees are covered[…]