Freemans Reach – Little Mini Farm

We are on an 800 sq metre block and have Indian runner ducks, Pekins, quail and a beehive. There are three veggie areas including large, raised beds and potted fruit trees for shade and to define areas. Elements of permaculture are evident in the garden including closed systems e.g. veggie waste eaten by the chickens,[…]

Charlie’s Community Garden

A small community garden located in the heart of Darlington. We have around 50 active members and over thousands of followers on social media followers. Our goal as a community garden is to: Grow and maintain a beautiful garden for our community, Provide a welcoming place for our community to learn about gardening and socialise,[…]

North Turramurra – Leonora’s Garden

Over the last year I’ve been converting a small section of my front garden into a native edible garden, with another section dedicated to encouraging native bees and birds. I’m happy to share my garden and what knowledge I have – I’ve loved learning about native edibles over the last year since I started.

St Ives – Up on the Rooftop Garden (virtual only)

High up in a block of units, exposed to the harsh sun is a marvellous example of what can be grown by a determined, passionate and knowledgeable gardener on a balcony. It is jam-packed with edible plants and trees, native bees, compost tumblers and has examples of plant stacking and water-wise design. Wendy’s urban growing[…]

North Richmond – The Family Paddock

The Family Paddock is our 14-acre patch of paradise which we are aiming to become largely self-sufficient using organic principles. We began our journey in October 2017. The land was very badly neglected for the previous 19 years so we have spent a lot of time weeding, especially lantana and privet. So far we have[…]

Willoughby – Michelle’s Garden

We started organic gardening a few years ago in our barren ‘Victa mower only’ yard. We have slowly created our own wonderful garden that is as much a reflection of enthusiastic experimentation as thoughtful planting. Our ethos is chemical free, low waste and insect friendly (spiders, native bees and butterflies all very welcome).  We have[…]

Seaforth Primary School

Our school is situated on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on the Southern end of the Peninsula in a leafy yet vibrant suburb. The 1000m2 food garden is located at our Yatama Street campus. We run a unique Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program throughout the school that our students love. Both our garden and our kitchen are[…]

Galston – Annette and Scott’s garden

In February 2020 we built a vegetable garden in a previously unused area of our property, we designed it based upon the parterre principle of symmetry. My husband and I built all the retaining walls and beds, our son (8) mixed and poured all the concrete for the posts and we recycled old timber where[…]

Wentworthville Community Garden

Wentworthville Community Garden is an established community garden. It is a community space where local residents with a common interest in gardening come together to participate in activities that encourage harmony, cooperation and a sense of belonging. It is run and managed by volunteers on land owned by the former Holroyd Council (now Cumberland City[…]

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Lane Cove – Mowbray Public School

A bit about the Garden Mowbray Public School hosts a large vegetable garden, bush tucker garden and orchard. These gardens represent many positive years of community connections between students, teachers, parents, council and businesses. The vegetable garden in particular has undergone a transformation in the last few years. Following the school rebuild at the end[…]