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.


All the resources and information you need to get started on your food garden.


Our how-to-guides and top tips to create the best food garden this spring.

Enjoying your feast

Creating an edible garden can provide a range of benefits across your health and wellbeing, our environment, local communities, and even your wallet.

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Examples of food gardening, pallets as a veggie patch, pumpkin plant, herb garden

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Carrots and beetroots

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

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