Welcome to the exciting, diverse and dynamic world of

Western Australia’s community gardens.


“Community gardens are places where people come together to grow food and community”1. These outdoor environments nurture community connectedness, outdoor learning and sharing of skills to grow stronger communities. Community gardens provide productive, high quality, creative and  accessible open spaces in local communities and deliver a range of benefits in physical and nutritional health, mental health and wellbeing, environmental sustainability, food security, social inclusion, education and training, economic development, cultural vitality and community resilience.


More and more communities and organisations across Western Australia are recognising the enormous potential for community gardens to be sustainable venues for local community development. Whatever your interests or expertise, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in this energetic and innovative sector.


Just as community gardens bring people together and encourage the sharing of ideas and skills, this website aims to connect individuals, organisations and groups interested in gardens and to share information and inspiration to support the development of vibrant and viable community gardens across Western Australia.





1 claire nettle (2010). Growing Community: Starting and nurturing community gardens. Health SA, Government of South Australia and Community and Neighbourhood Houses and Centres Association Inc.


News & Events


See Us At Perth Garden Festival 2016

Perth Garden Festival is Western Australia’s longest running, and most prestigious, garden, landscape and outdoor living event. Bursting with colour, the Perth Garden Festival delights visitors with stunning garden concepts, landscape show gardens, breath taking floral displays, sustainable living ideas, garden trends, innovative products and abundance of information on outdoor living. The festival will be held from Thursday 28th April to Sunday 1st May 2016.

Make sure you visit the Community Gardens WA stand at the Festival!

www.perthgardenfestival.com for all the details

More news and events can be found under individual garden listings

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