Welcome to our Community Garden

 

Located at Mowbray Place, Willoughby, Market Garden Park (MGP) Community Garden is on Cammeraygal land. With the support of Willoughby Council, it is run and maintained by members of the Community Garden Inc who volunteer their time and are committed to sustainable, organic and bush-friendly fruit and vegetable gardening.

We see ourselves as part of movement with goals and a vision to foster health and well-being for individuals, family groups and the environment.

Sustainable 

*minimal importing of resources

*re-use existing materials where possible

*where possible, re-use waste generated on site

Organic

*no artificial pesticides or herbicides

*use of non-hybrid plant seeds

*naturally generated fertilisers

Bush-friendly

*prevent weed infestation without harming wildlife

*provide habitat for native fauna

*contain nutrients within beds

 Featuring seasonal produce, community working bees, workshops, gardening advice and more, 

we feel sure you will enjoy the community garden as much as we do

Discover what’s in season and
what’s coming up 

Regular meetings are held every Wed and Saturday mornings, 9.30am @ Mowbray Place, Willoughby, NSW, 2068

Membership is $25 per year plus joining fee of $1 

Learn what to cook
with our seasonal recipes
Fun for the whole family!

Discover more about our community garden

Accessible Raised Beds Project

In June this year we were successful in our application for a grant from Willoughby Council to build some raised beds making the garden more accessible. The raised beds will offer 2 ‘pods’ where gardeners can stand or wheelchair users can be seated as they work in the soil. The …

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Portrait of a Harvest

Today’s harvest included cabbage, broad beans and beetroot .. a feast for the eyes 

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Wilson

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Veronica

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Potatoes .. and more on the way

This week we harvested the first potatoes of the season from Bed 4. There’s a lucky dip element that makes it exciting .. but you need to go gently and take care not to damage the potatoes as you dig them up.  Our garden planner, Nee, has come up with …

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Towards Spring 2021 .. happenings in the community garden

Under lockdown conditions garden members have been maintaining the garden and preparing for Spring. Adapting to the circumstances we’ve been visiting the garden daily in pairs during July and August, while keeping appropriate social distance.  Spirits have been recently lifted with a generous donation of seedlings and other goodies from …

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