Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Mount Colah garden

Mount Colah – Michael’s Garden

The garden is a work in progress! Following the completion of a Permaculture Design Certificate in December 2018 I’ve been working towards the plan ever since. The block is about 1400m2 and has large rock outcrops in the back garden. I have sheet mulched the entire front lawn and replaced with a herb garden and[…]

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 - 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 - 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 - Killarney Heights edible 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[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Edible garden growing in Naremburn

Naremburn – Sarah’s Edible Food Forest

When we moved to Naremburn in 2011 I had a blank canvas of grass and concrete only 7 meters wide with which to create a garden full of edibles. I attempt to use permaculture principles in my small space by planting a mini food forest of coffee, bananas, dwarf mulberry, avocado, mango, passionfruit and feijoas.[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised beds in the Naremburn community garden

Naremburn Community Garden – Nolan Crescent

The Nolan Crescent garden is a great example of a wicking system built across a slope, so the water flows from the highest bed to the lowest. This edible garden was built a couple of years ago by an enthusiastic group of locals and is part of the Naremburn Community Gardens group. We have lots of[…]

Epping – Lucinda’s Garden

YES, YOU CAN grow food in a small urban space AND have your space looking attractive too! Come and see how Lucinda has creatively managed site issues such as shade, small space and strata neighbours thanks to some Permaculture thinking. Lucinda’s garden features: mandala garden herb spiral raised garden beds food forest vertical pipe pot[…]

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 aplenty, swales[…]

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 Water•   […]