Naremburn Community Garden – Nolan Crescent

The Nolan Cr garden is a great example of a wicking system built across a slope, so the water flows from the highest bed to the lowest. The garden is open at all times for residents to wander in, pick produce and grow veggies. Situated on the corner of Station Street and Nolan Crescent, Naremburn,[…]

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[…]

Middle Cove – Nita’s garden

Nita started her edible garden three years ago and still considers herself as a novice gardener. She used to describe herself as a plant killer and wouldn’t venture beyond succulents. But since starting her first raised bed and completing an Introduction to Permaculture course in 2015, she’s gaining more confidence in the garden and has[…]

Lane Cove – Bridget’s Garden

Bridget and her partner, Luke, have spent the last 11 years slowly developing a sustainable permaculture garden at their home and on the verge for neighbours to share. Relatively low maintenance, the garden combines a variety of perennial fruit and vegetables including, a banana circle, a fejoia hedge, an edible verge, aquaponics system, chook pen[…]