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 - 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,[…]

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[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Northern Beaches edible garden

Manly – Katja’s garden

Katja’s garden is a small urban permaculture garden filled to the brim with edibles. Every inch is used to grow food in raised garden beds, wicking containers and pots. Join us for a tour and see how we manage to grow a large percentage of our fresh veggies, fruit and herbs in this small urban[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - The Habitat community garden

Ryde – The Habitat community garden

ONLY OPEN SAT 10am-4pm The Habitat is a community plant nursery and open (no fences) food garden. We are at 251 Quarry Road, Ryde at the entrance to Santa Rosa Park. We do composting, worm farming and have raised and on-ground garden beds. We also incorporate a sensory garden, a habitat garden and a yarning[…]

Lane Cove West Public School edible garden

Surrounded by a leafy environment, Lane Cove West PS school community are proud of our vegetable gardens, chicken coop, fruit trees, native bee hives, Indigenous peoples bush tucker garden and aquaponics fish pond. The school acknowledges that education in and about the environment are important and even more critical is education for the environment in[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Lane Cove garden

Lane Cove – Chris and Desilee’s garden

Our Lane Cove Council Backyard Habitat member garden consists of many wonderful open spaces for entertaining our family, friends and neighbours, for our chickens to roam in and for our native and edible garden to thrive! Our eco-friendly garden consists of these flourishing spaces: The welcoming driveway with roses, climbing native roses, gerberas, gardenia, camellias,[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - chickens in North Rocks

North Rocks – Penny’s Garden

Penny and James have been gardening here for 7 years. Our suburb name of North Rocks accurately describes our ground, it’s a steep block of sandstone with a thin layer of soil! After a false start building wicking garden beds in the backyard that were destroyed by our liquid amber tree, we built 6 wicking[…]