Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Lane Cove garden

Lane Cove – Chris and Desilee’s garden

Our Lane Cove Council Backyard Habitat member garden consists of many wonderful open spaces for entertaining our family, friends and neighbours, for our chickens to roam in and for our native and edible garden to thrive! Our eco-friendly garden consists of these flourishing spaces: The welcoming driveway with roses, climbing native roses, gerberas, gardenia, camellias,[…]

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[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised beds in the Naremburn community garden

Naremburn Community Garden – Nolan Crescent

The Nolan Crescent 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,[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - chickens in North Rocks

North Rocks – Penny’s Garden

Penny and James have been gardening here for 7 years. Our suburb name of North Rocks accurately describes our ground, it’s a steep block of sandstone with a thin layer of soil! After a false start building wicking garden beds in the backyard that were destroyed by our liquid amber tree, we built 6 wicking[…]

Epping – Lucinda’s Garden

YES, YOU CAN grow food in a small urban space AND have your space looking attractive too! Come and see how Lucinda has creatively managed site issues such as shade, small space and strata neighbours thanks to some Permaculture thinking. Lucinda’s garden features: mandala garden herb spiral raised garden beds food forest vertical pipe pot[…]

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[…]

mandy edible garden citrus

Longueville – Mandy’s Japanese fusion style garden

Mandy’s garden is a fusion between Permaculture and Japanese styles. Having recently left a large Permaculture garden for something a bit flatter and easier to manage, she is embracing the challenge of blending the existing Ken Lamb designed Japanese garden, complete with large koi carp, with her passion for growing all things edible and Permacultural.[…]

pidgeon peas

North Willoughby – Chris’s low maintenance edible garden

A first glance, Chris’s garden in Willoughby looks very conventional, with lawn, patio, trees and borders. But Chris is a bit lazy around the garden, so his interest in growing produce has led to the selection of food trees and shrubs which are productive whilst being low-effort. Chris’s garden includes 4 citrus trees, a macadamia,[…]

Willoughby – Wendy’s Garden

Wendy is a passionate permaculture gardener. With a garden containing a large wicking bed, lots of edibles grown in bags and pots, many varieties of herbs used in Asian and western dishes, banana circle, native bee hive, composting and worm farms. Edibles are grown at the front, side and back of the garden. During the[…]