Community gardens, balcony gardens and more
Your backyard isn't the only place you can grow food. Learn about community gardens, balcony gardens, vertical gardens, chook wrangling, beekeeping and worm farming.
Discover the environmental and social benefits of community gardening: a new way for people to engage with public land and take responsibility for its management.
Chooks and bees
Keeping chooks in your backyard has many environmental and household benefits, and urban beekeeping helps urban pollinators. Get tips and workshop details here.
Balcony gardeners grow food in small spaces like verandahs. Read about the balcony gardening program at Barrett House, watch a video and get workshop details.
If you're short on horizontal garden space, why not grow upwards? See how bare balcony walls, back fences and even PVC pipes can be turned into vertical food gardens.