The City recognises community gardening as a sustainable living practice and a valuable recreational activity that builds strong community relationships and provides a wide range of benefits.
Successful community gardens are usually those that are well planned, well designed, have agreed operating guidelines and are self-sustaining. The City has prepared a community gardens booklet to assist community garden groups to effectively plan and manage their community garden.
Community gardens can be in a range of locations, including private land, leased land and City-held land.
If you're interested in starting a community garden, please read the city's policy.
You can apply to use city-held land for a community garden by submitting the online application form.