Sydney Edible Garden Trail - edible garden

Wahroonga – Helena’s garden

We bought in 2012 and started planting Autumn 2013. First a few citrus trees and garden beds and chicken coop. Our objective to grow some food, enjoy fresh eggs and develop the associated traditional skills within the family. Now we have over 40 fruit trees, 6 veggie beds, compost bins, water tank, worm farm, hensioners[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised vegetable beds

Mona Vale – Jillian’s garden

My name is Jillian Brooker and I built this garden together with my dad, 10 years ago. Dad and mum have lived here for just over 60 years. On the property we have compost bins and a worm farm. The pictures show our “critter free” raised beds. Also what we call the Mediterranean Garden, with[…]

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 - Pennant Hills edible garden

Pennant Hills – Stephanie Robertson’s garden

I had very little interest in gardening until I was steered towards the (now defunct) ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ course at Ryde Horticultural College in 2011. Permaculture is an integrated design system, with distinct ethics and principles. At the first lecture I remember Penny Pyett, the amazing teacher, saying “This course will change your life.” At[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised beds

St Ives – Dave’s Garden

We have been working to make our home and garden sustainable since we moved in 6 years ago. We have 33,500L of tank capacity dedicated to irrigation, with hundreds of metres of irrigation lines. There are three large netted garden beds, an orchard, backyard chickens in a fenced run and a compost system. We’ve been[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Binnowee Community Garden

Berowra – Binnowee Community Garden

Binnowee Community Garden is an initiative of the Berowra Baptist Church, and is on the property of Berowra Baptist Church and Berowra Christian School, and open to the wider community on weekends and during school holidays. It is an herb, vegetable, fruit and flower garden, with five raised beds, gazebo, composting bins, a bathtub worm[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - cabbage

Five Dock – Green Passion Garden

Green Passion Garden is a family affair. Our kids take great delight in watching seeds germinate, hand-pollinating flowers and harvesting ripe produce. Over the past four years we’ve learned so much about how food grows. (Have you seen a brussel sprout plant??) We’ve also tasted the difference when produce is freshly picked, straight from your[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Northern Beaches edible garden

Elanora Heights – Permanora – Selina’s garden

We have 1200 sq m permaculture garden with and a sustainable house based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. We have chooks, worm farms, composting, native bees, native bush tucker and medicine plants, edible fruit, vegetable and medicinal plants, water features, citrus grove, raised and no-dig garden beds, herb spiral, aquaponics, a green wall, rain water tanks,[…]