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 - beneficial flowers

Hornsby – Tara’s garden

When Tara and her family moved in to their rental home the backyard was wall to wall concrete. 5 years later, without making any permanent changes and by utilising found, recycled and transportable items, the space has been completely transformed into a productive garden filled with fruits, vegetables, masses of flowers, a beehive and a[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - raised vegetable beds

Mona Vale – Jillian’s garden

My name is Jillian Brooker and I built this garden together with my dad, 10 years ago. Dad and mum have lived here for just over 60 years. On the property we have compost bins and a worm farm. The pictures show our “critter free” raised beds. Also what we call the Mediterranean Garden, with[…]

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 - 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 - West Pennant Hills garden

West Pennant Hills – Chantel’s garden – The Compact Eatable Entertainer

This garden has been an enjoyable challenge. When we moved in, August 2016, the house was smothered by 23 Leylandii pine trees that where destroying our plumbing and retaining walls, we had an added challenge, when we dug down we found out  the soil was pure clay. I was determined to make it my dream[…]

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[…]