visiting a permaculture garden

Why volunteer?

Recently we asked one of our volunteers, why she’d put her hand up to help us out? Here’s what she said… I was invited to join the team to provide some admin support at a time when my mobility was compromised so it was an excellent opportunity to become involved. My role has been small[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail

Berowra – Liane’s Garden

Liane’s garden is a permaculture garden with established macadamia nut tree, bananas, olive, peppercorn, and mulberry, peach and apricot trees. There is a central VEGE garden with a Cranberry hibiscus, perennial basil, leeks, squash etc as well as my large bromeliads collection. It is flat with a ramp for wheel chair access to my back[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail

Cheltenham – Giri & Sureni’s Garden

Ours is a mixed garden which, at this point, includes a few edible trees, greens, vegetables, vines, flowers, cactus, orchids, bromeliads, natives and water plants. The garden was not designed with any specific style in mind. As our love of gardening and confidence grew, we experimented and added new stuff and chopped and changed. There[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - fruit trees

North Wahroonga – Creating Connections Street Garden

Creating Connections is a Water Smart Street Garden funded by the Ku-ring-gai Council Environmental Levy Grant, designed and implemented in collaboration with Michael Mobbs who will be in attendance during the weekend. This garden is north facing and receives east, north and western sunlight. Existing lawn areas of 80 sqm have been converted into a[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Mackie Lane Community Garden

Mosman – Mackie Lane Community Garden

Mackie Lane community garden was started by a group of local enthusiasts in 2008-2009. Both gardens enjoy support from Mosman Council, our 40+ members and the broader community. Ausgrid made land available that was a sub-station which has been sealed. As a result all the beds and pots are above ground making gardening less back-bending![…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Middle Head community garden

Middle Head Community Garden

The garden is located at the end of Middle Head Road. Visitors will need to go through the boom gate, turn left onto Governor’s Road and follow this round to the larger building on the right (Soldier’s Institute). The garden is in front to this fenced off building. There was an original garden at Middle[…]