Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Garden Hub Community Garden

Chatswood – Hub Community Garden

The Chatswood Hub Community Garden is located at the back of the buildings at 30-32 Devonshire St Chatswood. We meet every second Saturday from 10am-12pm in winter and 9am-11am in the summer months. It is a relatively small area but we have a lot of different herbs and vegetables growing. The Chatswood Hub Community Garden[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Mowbray Public School edible garden

Lane Cove North – Mowbray Public School 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 of 2017, the vegetable garden[…]

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 - bee friendly flowers Willoughby driveway veggie patch

Willoughby – Fiona’s Driveway Veggie Patch

Fiona’s driveway veggie patch began its life early in 2018. During a renovation the previous year, the old concrete driveway along the side of her house had to be lifted to add to the soft surface ratio. The builder used to joke that the area would make a great grassed cricket pitch. Fiona had other[…]

Willoughby – The Market Garden Park

Garden Market Garden Park is a new community garden in a new housing development called KIAH. The market garden on this site was one of 6 gardens located between Eastern Valley Way and Alpha Road from 1880 to 1950.  The garden was originally farmed by a group of Chinese gardeners, who regularly carried vegetables in[…]

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North Willoughby – Chris’s Low Maintenance Garden

A first glance, Chris’s garden in Willoughby looks very conventional, with lawn, patio, trees and borders. But Chris is a bit lazy around the garden, so his interest in growing produce has led to the selection of food trees and shrubs which are productive whilst being low-effort. Chris’s garden includes 4 citrus trees, a macadamia,[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Warners Park community garden

Northbridge – Warners Park Community Garden

Warners Park Community Garden is in a beautiful valley on Council land in Northbridge. The garden has been around for many years. Many will remember it as a fun-loving place but a rather run down garden due to lack of active gardeners. However, over the last two years it has become a highly productive garden thanks[…]