Sydney Community gardens



The City currently has 13 community gardens which are run by the community and used for growing herbs, flowers, vegetables and fruit and for conserving rare plants and seeds.

Most gardens:
• Offer the chance to reduce your household waste by using communal composting systems
• Demonstrate innovative and practical ways to reuse pre-loved materials
• Allow you to learn hands-on gardening and grow your own fresh, organic food
• Are a great place to meet other people and get involved in your local area.

Community Gardens in the City of Sydney Area
Newtown Community Garden
Located in the grounds of the Carter Evans Day Centre at the corner of Longdown and Stephen
Streets in Newtown, this garden has 19 plots and a communal gardening area. It is open to the
public from 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Saturday. The gardeners meet at 10.00am every
Wednesday for a working bee and morning tea, visitors are welcome. For more information
email the garden coordinator Ian Ferrie at: ferrie@bigpond.com
Woolloomooloo Community Garden
Located near the Corner of Dowling Street and Sydney Place at Woolloomooloo, this community
garden contains plots and communal gardening areas. It is unlocked so it is open to the public
everyday and visitors are welcome. Interested new gardeners should come along at 10am on
the 4th Sunday of each month. For more information contact Chris Ireland on 9331 2689 or
Brian Waldron on 8354 1449 or email: brian.waldron@iinet.net.au


Glebe Community Garden
Located on the corner of Derwent Lane and St Johns Rd, this garden contains 25 individual
plots, with common garden beds and a sunny lawn next to the Life & Balance Centre in
Glebe. It is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday and the gardeners meet every second
Saturday of the month for a working bee and morning tea at 11am, visitors are welcome. For
more information visit: http://www.glebecommunitygardens.org.au or email
info@glebecommunitygardens.org.au
Greg Hewish Memorial Garden
Located at the corner of Ogden Lane and Marriott St at the back of Saint Saviour’s Anglican
Church. This small community garden contains 12 plots and is located next to the Food
Distribution Network. For more information contact the Garden Convenor, Denny Powell on 02
9698 1620.


The Luncheon Club Eden Garden
Located in the grounds of the South Sydney Uniting Church at 56A Raglan St Waterloo. For
more information contact The Luncheon Club Coordinator Fred Oberg on 0400 446 712
(Mondays and Wednesdays only) or email foberg@acon.org.au
Community Gardens in Waterloo
Marton Community Garden, Solander Community Garden and Cook Community Garden are 3
diverse gardens all located on Raglan St, Waterloo. To be eligible you must be a Waterloo
Housing NSW tenant. For more information contact Prue Rheuben or Deanna Henville on
02 9245 1841.
Poet’s Corner Community Garden
This new community garden started in 2008 and is located at Morehead St, Redfern. To be
eligible you must be a Redfern Housing NSW tenant. For more information contact Prue
Rheuben or Deanna Henville on 02 9245 1841.
Angel St Permaculture Garden
Located on the corner of Angel and Harold Streets in Newtown, this permaculture garden is
next to Lillian Fowler Reserve. It is open to the public every Sunday morning from 9am to
12pm.
Rozelle Bay Community Nursery
Located at the end of Chapman Road in Annandale, just past the Nelson Street roundabout (at
the rear of 3-7 The Crescent). The community nursery is a volunteer community group
reintroducing local plant species to the Leichhardt and City of Sydney Council areas. Volunteers
are welcome to participate in nursery projects such as collecting and propagating seeds,
nurturing seedlings, weeding and planting. Volunteers meet every Wednesday and Friday
between 8.30am to 2pm. For more information contact Beth Buchanan on 0404 383 693.


Alexandria Park Community School – Community Garden
Located at Alexandria Park Community School Oval, on the Corner of Park Rd and Buckland
Street in Alexandria. This is a new garden that will include garden beds for the school to use for
student learning as well as for local residents. For more information contact the Alexandria Park
Community Centre on 9319 3207.
Pyrmont Kids Garden Club
Located on Distillery Drive in Pyrmont next to Carmichael Park. This is a new garden currently
under development by the Pyrmont Ultimo Landcare Group. It is a communal garden that has
been established for the local child care centre and families living in the area. As part of this
project there are also some garden beds next to Jones and John Street Reserve established by
local residents. For more information visit: http://www.pyrmontultimolandcare.org.au

Community gardens | Inner West Council – Marrickville

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Blacktown City Council – Community Gardens

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[PDF]Sydney Community gardens

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Vancouver community gardens yield a bumper crop of ‘thieving Chinese’

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Skippy’s Vegetable Garden: plot costs

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