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.
Community gardening is a new way for people to engage with public and institutional land and to take responsibility for its management. Discover the environmental and social benefits of joining in.
Chooks and bees
Keeping chickens in your backyard has many environmental and household benefits, and becoming an urban beekeeper will support urban pollinators. Get tips and workshop details here.
Balcony or container gardeners grow food and other plants 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? Discover how bare balcony walls, back fences and even PVC pipes can be turned into vertical food gardens.