Sydney Edible Garden Trail - edible garden

Wahroonga – Helena’s garden

We bought in 2012 and started planting Autumn 2013. First a few citrus trees and garden beds and chicken coop. Our objective to grow some food, enjoy fresh eggs and develop the associated traditional skills within the family. Now we have over 40 fruit trees, 6 veggie beds, compost bins, water tank, worm farm, hensioners[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - beneficial flowers

Hornsby – Tara’s garden

When Tara and her family moved in to their rental home the backyard was wall to wall concrete. 5 years later, without making any permanent changes and by utilising found, recycled and transportable items, the space has been completely transformed into a productive garden filled with fruits, vegetables, masses of flowers, a beehive and a[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised vegetable beds

Mona Vale – Jillian’s garden

My name is Jillian Brooker and I built this garden together with my dad, 10 years ago. Dad and mum have lived here for just over 60 years. On the property we have compost bins and a worm farm. The pictures show our “critter free” raised beds. Also what we call the Mediterranean Garden, with[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Dangar Island Community Garden

Dangar Island Community Garden

The Dangar Island Community Garden is located adjacent to the Bowling Club. We have several large plots including boats, maintained by members of the community and supplying produce to the Bowling Club kitchen. More information can be found on our Facebook page: Dangar Island Community Garden

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised garden beds in a Lane Cove garden

Lane Cove – Cassandra’s garden

We have a small veggie garden in our front yard with three 3×1 meter raised beds. We grow seasonal vegetables and herbs and build trellises for climbing vegetables like beans and peas from recycled bamboo. In the backyard we have planted a range of fruiting trees as well. Since the main garden is out front,[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Pennant Hills edible garden

Pennant Hills – Stephanie Robertson’s garden

I had very little interest in gardening until I was steered towards the (now defunct) ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ course at Ryde Horticultural College in 2011. Permaculture is an integrated design system, with distinct ethics and principles. At the first lecture I remember Penny Pyett, the amazing teacher, saying “This course will change your life.” At[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised beds

St Ives – Dave’s Garden

We have been working to make our home and garden sustainable since we moved in 6 years ago. We have 33,500L of tank capacity dedicated to irrigation, with hundreds of metres of irrigation lines. There are three large netted garden beds, an orchard, backyard chickens in a fenced run and a compost system. We’ve been[…]