Community Gardens Policy and Guidelines

From open spaces to pocket parks, community gardens are flourishing and user-friendly City of Sydney Guidelines will make it even easier for urban green thumbs to start planting.

The City’s updated draft Community Gardens Policy and step-by-step guide contain all the details needed to create a successful community garden.

They include simple checklists and criteria to help community gardeners plan their garden, with information on garden layouts, types of materials to use, composting and details on insurances and grants.



From open spaces to pocket parks, community gardens are flourishing and user-friendly City of Sydney Guidelines will make it even easier for urban green thumbs to start planting.

The City’s updated draft Community Gardens Policy and step-by-step guide contain all the details needed to create a successful community garden.

They include simple checklists and criteria to help community gardeners plan their garden, with information on garden layouts, types of materials to use, composting and details on insurances and grants.