Sydney Edible Garden Trail - West Pennant Hills garden

West Pennant Hills – Chantel’s garden – The Compact Eatable Entertainer

This garden has been an enjoyable challenge. When we moved in, August 2016, the house was smothered by 23 Leylandii pine trees that where destroying our plumbing and retaining walls, we had an added challenge, when we dug down we found out  the soil was pure clay. I was determined to make it my dream[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - The Habitat community garden

Ryde – The Habitat community garden

ONLY OPEN SAT 10am-4pm The Habitat is a community plant nursery and open (no fences) food garden. We are at 251 Quarry Road, Ryde at the entrance to Santa Rosa Park. We do composting, worm farming and have raised and on-ground garden beds. We also incorporate a sensory garden, a habitat garden and a yarning[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Northern Beaches edible garden

Fairlight – Rob’s garden

Our garden is in the backyard of a semi-detached house so space is pretty small. It is a kitchen garden designed on ‘Permaculture Principles’ working with the natural attributes of the site and using organic and some biodynamic practices. Our aim for the garden is to be as productive as possible in the limited space,[…]

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 - Edible garden growing in Naremburn

Naremburn – Sarah’s edible food forest

When we moved to Naremburn in 2011 I had a blank canvas of grass and concrete only 7 meters wide with which to create a garden full of edibles. I attempt to use permaculture principles in my small space by planting a mini food forest of coffee, bananas, dwarf mulberry, avocado, mango, passionfruit and feijoas.[…]

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[…]

Willoughby – The Market Garden Park

Garden Market Garden Park is a new community garden in a new housing development called KIAH. Launching this new garden we have some enthusiastic residents who keep an eye on things. We have 4 large beds, part of some have already been gardened by a couple of locals so they retain these spaces. Otherwise it’s[…]

Thornleigh – Selina’s Garden

Selina’s garden is on a suburban block of 1/6 acre. It holds over fifteen fruit and nut trees, six garden beds, a banana circle, a food forest fence, a bathtub pond, compost bays, worm farms, rainwater tanks, and chooks. The edible gardening began 5 years ago when she moved into the property which was previously[…]