Community garden planning should be a people-led, not a design-led process.
This Management Plan template is about the governance of your community garden….
It’s about social design rather than site design although it does cover management of the site in general.
Those South Australians are an innovative and busy lot. Now they’ve launched a book on starting and nurturing community gardens…
A guide to safety in the community garden… keeping gardening safe for all…
This is an opinion piece about the role of the permaculture design system in community gardening…
THERE IS A COMMON SET OF DESIGN ELEMENTS that make the experience of community gardening an enjoyable one.
It is a set that has become defined through more than 30 years of community gardening in Australia and that can be considered as the basic infrastructure to include in community garden design and construction. As such, it is something to take into consideration in the planning of new community gardens.
After visiting community gardens, organise a debriefing session to collate, from this checklist, what you like, what you don’t want and what needs further investigation for inclusion in your new community garden.
The Urban Sustainability Support Alliance (USSA) of the Local Government Association of NSW and Shires Association of NSW published an item for local government about community gardening in July 2009.