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West Pennant Hills – Chantel’s garden – The Compact Eatable Entertainer

West Pennant Hills – Chantel’s garden – The Compact Eatable Entertainer

This garden has been an enjoyable challenge. When we moved in, August 2016, the house was smothered by 23 Leylandii pine trees that where destroying our plumbing and retaining walls, we had an added challenge, when we dug down we found out  the soil was pure clay. I was determined to make it my dream[…]

Ryde – The Habitat community garden

Ryde – The Habitat community garden

ONLY OPEN SAT 10am-4pm The Habitat is a community plant nursery and open (no fences) food garden. We are at 251 Quarry Road, Ryde at the entrance to Santa Rosa Park. We do composting, worm farming and have raised and on-ground garden beds. We also incorporate a sensory garden, a habitat garden and a yarning[…]

Fairlight – Rob’s garden

Fairlight – Rob’s garden

Our garden is in the backyard of a semi-detached house so space is pretty small. It is a kitchen garden designed on ‘Permaculture Principles’ working with the natural attributes of the site and using organic and some biodynamic practices. Our aim for the garden is to be as productive as possible in the limited space,[…]

Killarney Heights – Ping’s garden

Killarney Heights – Ping’s garden

Inspired by the books of “Animal Vegetable Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver and “Introduction to Permaculture” by Bill Mollison, this progressive and young garden is all about learning the characteristics of the season, the weather, the land, the soil, the sun light, the insects and the pests, whilst trying to grow a diverse variety of edibles[…]

Lane Cove West Public School edible garden

Lane Cove West Public School edible garden

Surrounded by a leafy environment, Lane Cove West PS school community are proud of our vegetable gardens, chicken coop, fruit trees, native bee hives, Indigenous peoples bush tucker garden and aquaponics fish pond. The school acknowledges that education in and about the environment are important and even more critical is education for the environment in[…]

Lane Cove – Chris and Desilee’s garden

Lane Cove – Chris and Desilee’s garden

Our Lane Cove Council Backyard Habitat member garden consists of many wonderful open spaces for entertaining our family, friends and neighbours, for our chickens to roam in and for our native and edible garden to thrive! Our eco-friendly garden consists of these flourishing spaces: The welcoming driveway with roses, climbing native roses, gerberas, gardenia, camellias,[…]

Ryde – Royal Rehab Productive Garden

Ryde – Royal Rehab Productive Garden

We have a Productive Garden which our patients, clients, residents and therapists are encouraged to use for various types of therapy. Our Clinical Horticultural Therapist, Claire Boyle, manages this garden plus provides horticultural therapy there. Claire works with our clients to address their rehabilitation goals on a 1:1 basis or in groups. Clinical Horticultural Therapy[…]

Coal Loader Cottage Community Garden

Coal Loader Cottage Community Garden

The Coal Loader Cottage Community Garden group meets Wednesday 9.30am till 12 noon, and the same time on the last Saturday of the month. Residents are welcome to join-in during these hours. There are weekend rosters for watering the garden and for chook keeping. Being an organic communal garden without individual garden plots, everything harvested is[…]