Our gardens can bring us closer to understanding ecosystems that underpin life on this planet and how to live in harmony with the earth. By creating a beautiful, efficient and productive garden in your home, you can learn the rhythms of nature and our humble role in it. So how can we let our green thumbs align our gardens to the sustainable path?

  1. Grow your own food

    Grow your own food

    Would you like to eat fresh food that's good for you and the planet? Get into gardening in your own backyard.

  2. Mulch your patch

    Mulch your patch

    Mulching your garden beds improves soil health and prevents water loss through evaporation.

  3. Nurture and conserve biodiversity

    Nurture and conserve biodiversity

    Create an urban refuge for local biodiversity and enjoy the visual elements, the sounds and serenity of nature in your own backyard.

  4. Water efficient gardening

    Water efficient gardening

    With less rainfall and hotter weather predicted in the coming decades, we need to go with the limited flow and create water-wise gardens.