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[…]
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[…]
Binnowee Community Garden is an initiative of the Berowra Baptist Church, and is on the property of Berowra Baptist Church and Berowra Christian School, and open to the wider community on weekends and during school holidays. It is an herb, vegetable, fruit and flower garden, with five raised beds, gazebo, composting bins, a bathtub worm[…]
We have 15 boxes full of veggies, a lot of fruit trees and edible flowers, chickens, ducks and beautiful garden.
In 2017 – 3 young kids in tow – we returned to Australia after 4.5 years living in California. Part of the reason for returning was a decision to make a huge lifestyle change – leave the corporate world, buy a few acres of land somewhere and do something entirely different. However late in July[…]
Our garden is a small, young suburban garden with many raised beds. We back onto bushland so have divided our space by a fence for natural, native plants and edible gardens. When we first moved here, the garden was an ornamental Balinese style, so over 6 years, we have slowly made it more usable by[…]
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[…]
Matthew and Katerina began their Mount Colah garden, using permaculture principles, when they moved in at the end of 2017. In such a short time, they have already transformed their garden into a productive edible garden! The front yard has been set up as habitat for native animals, intermingled with bush tucker plants. The side[…]