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

Focus on Worms and Soil

It’s a breakthrough revelation when as a new gardeners we come to the realisation that soil is fundamental for successful plant growth. Worms are evidence of soil health and healthy worm farms produce rich wonderful castings to enrich our soil. One of our members, Nikki, has made herself a star …

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Welcome January 2024

We’re harvesting good summer crops of long purple eggplants, cucumber, capsicum, beans, red and white radish, basil. Cute little cucamelons are coming on. First pumpkins of the season are being shared.  It’s unusual to see a flowering rhubarb plant but we have had just that on and off over the …

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MGP gardeners enjoy a good get-together – celebrating Christmas 2023 and more

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Winter 2023 at MGP Community Garden

While many of our members are travelling this winter, those who are here have stepped up and the community garden seems to have just enough hands around. Welcome to new members Wayne and Nikki. Our outdoor storage shed has been constructed with a huge thank you to David Carolan assisted …

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Wet summer and now a warm start to Autumn

Summer season 2022/2023 at our community garden was good one .. plenty of rain courtesy of a long La Nina made for some great crop yields. The standout harvest was probably beans .. green beans, flat Italian beans and snake beans. These were harvested daily .. so crisp and flavoursome …

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Summer Harvests 2022-2023

Happy harvesters

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