Sydney Edible Garden Trail - beneficial flowers

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 - Dangar Island Community Garden

Dangar Island Community Garden

The Dangar Island Community Garden is located adjacent to the Bowling Club. We have several large plots including boats, maintained by members of the community and supplying produce to the Bowling Club kitchen. More information can be found on our Facebook page: Dangar Island Community Garden

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised garden beds in a Lane Cove garden

Lane Cove – Cassandra’s garden

We have a small veggie garden in our front yard with three 3×1 meter raised beds. We grow seasonal vegetables and herbs and build trellises for climbing vegetables like beans and peas from recycled bamboo. In the backyard we have planted a range of fruiting trees as well. Since the main garden is out front,[…]

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 – 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[…]

wicking edible garden beds Lane Cove Sydney Edible Garden Trail

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[…]

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North Willoughby – Chris’s low maintenance edible 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 – Margaret’s 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[…]