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There are various community gardens in the City of Marion that you can join. They are all open to new members and seeking volunteers for a range of roles and tasks. Choose a community garden near you from the list below and contact them to find out how you can get involved.
By contributing to a community garden you will connect with people in your local area, build a sense of community, grow healthy fruit and vegetables, beautify your area and improve your wellbeing. These are just some of the many benefits of community gardening.
Proposed for Perry Barr Farm Reserve, Hallett Cove
A group of residents in Hallett Cove are interested in establishing a vibrant, productive, family oriented garden in their local community. They envision an educative, collaborative, sustainable and diverse gardening community which offers an inclusive space for all. They are currently working on the garden design and hope to include raised vegetable beds, community orchard, plant nursery, community composting area, kids area and more! Contact them to find out how you can get involved.
Proposed for Oaklands Estate, Oaklands Park
Greenfingers is a new community group that has formed with the intention of starting an inclusive wheelchair accessible community garden. The group has strong links with the Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Association of SA. They are working on a garden design for their proposed site in Oaklands Park and hope to incorporate individual wheelchair accessible plots, a propagation area and fruit trees. Contact them to find out how you can be involved.
Newlands Avenue Reserve, 25 Newlands Avenue, Marino
Marino Community Garden is made up of eight sections forming a wheel shape. The garden was designed by the group using permaculture principles. It includes individual plots, shared plots and an orchard. Members can join as a plot holder or general member and volunteer. There is a social morning, food swap and working bee on the third Sunday of each month.
34 Hessing Crescent, Trott Park SA
Trott Park Community Garden is a friendly gardening group run by committed group of volunteers. The garden has individual plots, wheelchair accessible plots, communal garden beds, fruit trees and biodiversity plantings. It is tucked away behind Trott Park Neighbourhood Centre.
25 Naldera Street, Glandore SA
Glandore Community Garden is a well established community garden located at Glandore Community Centre. The garden has individual plots, workshop spaces, propagation areas and woodfired pizza oven. The garden hosts gardening workshops, woodfired pizza days and is open to the community on Tuesday mornings.
Proposed near Kellett Reserve Oval, Morphettville
A group of residents has formed to start a small community garden. They are starting with planter boxes for vegetables and herbs. Get in touch to lend a hand or find out more.
Oliphant Reserve, Oliphant Avenue, Oaklands Park SA
The Oaklands Community Garden is an organic biodiverse orchard with a range of fruit trees, flowering plants and biodiversity plantings. The garden is characterised by its peaceful allure and its bird life. Why not visit, join and become a member, or just be a friend of the garden and watch over their labour of love.