Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Mackie Lane Community Garden

Mosman – Mackie Lane Community Garden

Mackie Lane community garden was started by a group of local enthusiasts in 2008-2009. Both gardens enjoy support from Mosman Council, our 40+ members and the broader community. Ausgrid made land available that was a sub-station which has been sealed. As a result all the beds and pots are above ground making gardening less back-bending![…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Newport Community Garden

Newport Community Garden

A not for profit, member based Community Garden in Newport. The garden has been running for about 4 years. There are approximately 30 gardens beds, a native bee hive, compost, worm farms & a green house. Child friendly, composting. We grow organic fruit, herbs and veggies. Workshops/presentations Composting workshop/presentation – 11am on Saturday 21 March.[…]

Sydney Edible Garden Trail - Mount Colah garden

Mount Colah – Michael’s Garden

The garden is a work in progress! Following the completion of a Permaculture Design Certificate in December 2018 I’ve been working towards the plan ever since. The block is about 1400m2 and has large rock outcrops in the back garden. I have sheet mulched the entire front lawn and replaced with a herb garden and[…]

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’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[…]