23 August 2021 · MGM News

Get Growing | MGM's Local Community Garden Guide

Community Garden Brisbane
Community Gardens Brisbane

Do you have a green thumb, need some horticulture therapy, want to grow fresh food and make new friends? Brisbane is home to over 30 community gardens and city farms. Here's our list of our local community gardens where you can down and dirty.

 

Grow For Life Abbeville St Community Garden

Grow For Life Abbeville St Community Garden

This Community Garden is located at Abbeville St Park, Upper Mt Gravatt, Brisbane.

Their MISSION: To provide community-driven food gardens, where children and community members of all ages can come together to learn, play, share and grow food - FOR LIFE ! 

Visit www.facebook.com/GrowForLifeGarden/ 

Holland Park Library Community Garden

Holland Park Library Community Garden

Want to grab a book and sit in a garden and read? Then visit the Holland Park Library to discuss the community citrus grove and herb garden. They welcome avid readers and green thumbs.

Simply visit shorturl.at/gpvUV 

Location: Holland Park Library, 81 Seville Road, Holland Park

Salisbury Community Garden

Salisbury Community Garden

The Salisbury Community Garden is located within the grounds of Salisbury State School, on the south side of Brisbane, QLD.

An organic, market-style community garden where volunteers share the work and the harvest.

Contact Joel on 0458 771 524 or email Joel.mckechnie@hotmail.com

Visit their website

Location: 19 Cripps Street, Salisbury (entrance off Lillian Ave)

Coorparoo Community Garden

Coorparoo Community Garden

Are you into growing your own food, learning about sustainable gardening and cultivating community? If you are the Coorparoo Community Garden is for you.

It is run by a community reference group whose burning desire is to create a green space in the middle of our burgeoning suburb where people of all ages and backgrounds can come together to learn, have fun and share the simple experiences of growing food and herbs.

For more information connect with them on Facebook where all our events and meeting times are updated.

Location: 260 Cavendish Road, Coorparoo (entrance via York Street)

 

Bulimba Creek Catchment Community Garden

Bulimba Creek Catchment Community Garden

Bulimba Creek Catchment Community Garden has established a community garden at the Sustainability Centre in Carindale. This has been an exciting project, with no-dig beds, orchards and vegie patches.

These gardens are open to anyone in the community who would like to come and dig their hands in the soil. Current gardening and nursery days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings as well as the first Saturday morning of each month at our Open Days. Visit their website for more info.

Location: 1358 Old Cleveland Road (entrance is off Wright Street), Carindale

Beelarong Community Farm

Beelarong Community Farm

Beelarong Community Farm is commited to the principles of sustainable living, even their infrastructure and amenities are sustainable! In addition to growing their organic produce, other features of the farm include solar power, a native beehive and innovative composting techniques. 

They are always looking for new people to share their environment and ideas with. Their members meet weekly on Wednesday mornings - why not go along and join in? 

Find out more here

Location: Beverley Street and York Street, Morningside