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 - 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 - edible garden

Northmead – Greg and Vera’s garden

President and past president PSW. Information about this award winning edible garden: over 10 grow beds front and back yards verge growing chickens 30 KL water storage fruit trees tropicals (coffee, banana, papaya, guava, fijoa) year round food harvest 3 bay hot compost system grey water system seed saving shade system 5KW solar system

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 - 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[…]

chooks in the garden

Thornleigh – Selina’s Garden

Selina’s garden is on a suburban block of 1/6 acre. It holds over fifteen fruit and nut trees, six garden beds, a banana circle, a food forest fence, a bathtub pond, compost bays, worm farms, rainwater tanks, and chooks. The edible gardening began 5 years ago when she moved into the property which was previously[…]

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[…]