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 - Binnowee Community Garden

Berowra – Binnowee Community Garden

Binnowee Community Garden is an initiative of the Berowra Baptist Church, and is on the property of Berowra Baptist Church and Berowra Christian School, and open to the wider community on weekends and during school holidays. It is an herb, vegetable, fruit and flower garden, with five raised beds, gazebo, composting bins, a bathtub worm[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - West Pymble Community Garden

West Pymble Community Garden

We are a small community garden in West Pymble, located behind the shops. First started by Better Homes and Gardens, the garden wilted away to a patch of dirt over the years as volunteers came and went. In 2017 it was reopened with 1 volunteer growing not much in the clay like soil. In the[…]

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 - 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 - Turramurra Lookout Community Garden

Turramurra Lookout Community Garden

We will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary next year so the Edible Food Trail will be part of our activities & events for the year. Good timing! Ku-ring-gai Council was instrumental in facilitating the setting up of the garden along with enthusiastic residents in the area. The Turramurra community bank branch of the Bendigo Bank[…]

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. The garden is open at all times for residents to wander in, pick produce and grow veggies. Situated on the corner of Station Street and Nolan Crescent, Naremburn,[…]

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[…]