Food gardening

Food gardening gives you fresh, healthy food at your fingertips and can help you save money on your grocery bill. Find out how to get started.

Food gardening, like all gardening, is a practical way for everyone to help create a cooler, greener and wilder metropolitan South Australia.

Spring is the perfect time of year to plant a food garden – after the cold winter weather is behind us, but before the weather gets too hot.

We've created the perfect recipe for your food garden, complete with all the ingredients and tips you need for a successful edible planting season.

Parsley, sage, thyme, mint and chives in a wooden raised bed. Credit: TG23, iStock.
Herbs in a raised garden bed. Credit: TG23, iStock.


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Hungry for more?

Check out our gardening hub for more tips on growing your green-thumb abilities.