chooks in the garden

Thornleigh – Selina’s Garden

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[…]

Carlingford – Cecilia’s Garden

Cecilia’s permaculture garden largely follows the laissez faire method with an ongoing search for crops that: ·       Satisfy household tastes or provide for swaps ·       Do NOT satisfy local wildlife ·       Support beneficial organisms Cecilia enjoys sharing her knowledge and cuttings from her garden which features fruit trees, vines, a banana circle, annual veggies, herbs[…]

Mount Colah – Matt & Katerina’s Garden

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[…]

Middle Cove – Nita’s garden

Nita started her edible garden three years ago and still considers herself as a novice gardener. She used to describe herself as a plant killer and wouldn’t venture beyond succulents. But since starting her first raised bed and completing an Introduction to Permaculture course in 2015, she’s gaining more confidence in the garden and has[…]

Lane Cove – Bridget’s Garden

Bridget and her partner, Luke, have spent the last 11 years slowly developing a sustainable permaculture garden at their home and on the verge for neighbours to share. Relatively low maintenance, the garden combines a variety of perennial fruit and vegetables including a banana circle, a fejoia hedge, an edible verge, aquaponics system, chook pen,[…]