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One year later… a community garden

One year later… a community garden

IT HAS BEEN JUST OVER A YEAR in the making, from community consultation to construction, but Carss Park Community Garden is now reality. Food, a jazz band, Kogarah City Council’s mayor and general manager, councillors, directors of departments, various staff, community gardeners and representatives of the Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network — they […]

Basic infrastructure for successful 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.