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 - 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,[…]

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 - Northern Beaches edible garden

Fairlight – Rob’s garden

Our garden is in the backyard of a semi-detached house so space is pretty small. It is a kitchen garden designed on ‘Permaculture Principles’ working with the natural attributes of the site and using organic and some biodynamic practices. Our aim for the garden is to be as productive as possible in the limited space,[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

mandy edible garden citrus

Longueville – Mandy’s Japanese fusion style garden

Mandy’s garden is a fusion between Permaculture and Japanese styles. Having recently left a large Permaculture garden for something a bit flatter and easier to manage, she is embracing the challenge of blending the existing Ken Lamb designed Japanese garden, complete with large koi carp, with her passion for growing all things edible and Permacultural.[…]