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Join a community garden

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.

Cove Community Garden

Perry Barr Farm Reserve, Hallett Cove

A passionate group of residents in Hallett Cove began their journey in 2020 to start a vibrant, productive, family oriented garden in their local community. In March 2024 their garden design for Perry Barr Farm reserve was supported by council. They envision an educative, collaborative, sustainable and diverse gardening community which offers an inclusive space for all. Their design includes raised vegetable beds, community orchard, plant nursery, community composting area, kids area and more! Works will begin on the site from June 2024 with the plan to open to the public in 2025. Contact them to find out how you can get involved.

Marino Community Garden

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.

Trott Park Community Garden

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.

Glandore Community Garden

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.

Morphettville Community Garden

Kellett Reserve Oval, Morphettville

A group of residents formed to start a small community garden beginning with four wicking bed planter boxes for growing vegetables and herbs. Contact the group via email to find out how you can get involved.

Oaklands Community Garden

Oliphant Reserve, Oliphant Avenue, Oaklands Park SA

The Oaklands Community Garden is an organic biodiverse garden with fruit trees, flowering plants, a butterfly attracting native garden and raised beds for growing vegetables. The community garden is a peaceful place for the local community to enjoy. The small gardening group gets together at least once a month and is always looking for more people from the local area to join them.