Category: Council documents

Brimbank Community booklets

The Brimbank Community Governance Handbook is a fantastic resource particularly for those just starting out in community gardening governance.

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Design guidelines for street verge gardens

Before we rush out to replace nature strip lawn with vegetables, there's a few design considerations...

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City adopts footpath gardening policy

The City of Sydney has adopted a policy that streamlines the installation of DIY footpath gardens for householders and business...

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A matrix for assessing community garden applications

HERE’S a simple spreadsheet I made use of in assessing community, school kitchen garden and footpath gardens, as well as

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Local Government documents

Community gardeners adopt policies and guidelines to make gardening an enjoyable experience and to manage their garden sites effectively.

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Citizens and council cooperate to develop community gardening policy

In January 2011, 45 people gathered in the cavernous Leichhardt Town Hall to assist Council develop a policy on community

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Ten ways council can help support community gardens

The Urban Sustainability Support Alliance (USSA) of the Local Government Association of NSW and Shires Association of NSW published an

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