Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Mackie Lane Community Garden

Mosman – Mackie Lane Community Garden

Mackie Lane community garden was started by a group of local enthusiasts in 2008-2009. Both gardens enjoy support from Mosman Council, our 40+ members and the broader community. Ausgrid made land available that was a sub-station which has been sealed. As a result all the beds and pots are above ground making gardening less back-bending![…]

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Hornsby – Tara’s Garden

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[…]

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[…]

Mount Colah – Matthew & 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[…]

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Lane Cove – Alan’s Garden

Our garden (and house) has a permaculture heart, with a focus on harvesting the maximum energy available from the sun and the surrounding natural environment.  We have:•  European Honey Bees•  Chickens in a fully council compliant coop• Aquaponics system containing 25 Rainbow trout and some goldfish•   Wicking vegetable beds•    Extensive compost system•    Worm farm•    6KW solar system•    Solar Hot Water•   […]

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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,[…]

Denistone - Moss House - Margaret

Denistone – Moss House Garden

Margaret Mossakowska has spent her childhood surrounded by ornamental and productive gardens her parents created. Once she acquired her own block of land, she designed a permaculture garden with the primary goal to provide the family with food, medicinal and fibre-producing plants. It was filmed for the ‘Gardening Australia‘ show in 2016 Moss House is[…]

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[…]