Sydney Edible Garden Trail - edible garden

Northmead – Greg and Vera’s Garden

President and past president Permaculture Sydney West. 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[…]

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 - 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[…]

Lane Cove – Wendy & Alasdair’s Street Side Garden

Wendy and Alasdair’s street side garden shows what can be done with a small space. Next to the footpath, Pepinos and Midyim-berries offer nibble-food for neighbourhood children. Also, in spring, pineapple sage flowers are a sweet treat (remember sucking a drop of nectar out of the honeysuckle flowers?) In autumn, the ice-cream bean trees are[…]

Middle Cove – Nita’s Garden

Nita started her edible garden three years ago and still considers herself as a novice gardener. She used to describe herself as a plant killer and wouldn’t venture beyond succulents. But since starting her first raised bed and completing an Introduction to Permaculture course in 2015, she’s gaining more confidence in the garden and has[…]

Lane Cove – Bridget and Luke’s Garden

Bridget and her partner, Luke, have spent the last 11 years slowly developing a sustainable permaculture garden at their home and on the verge for neighbours to share. Relatively low maintenance, the garden combines a variety of perennial fruit and vegetables including a banana circle, a fejoia hedge, an edible verge, aquaponics system, chook pen,[…]