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Community Gardens

What are community gardens?

Community Gardens are a formal form of community gardening, where people access their own plots, or share communal plots. Community gardens are community-run, not-for-profit, may be membership-based, and can be located on council or private land.

Community gardens can be a valuable recreational, social and educational resource for the community of the City of Charles Sturt. As well as providing residents with the opportunity to grow their own food, community gardens contribute to the ecological sustainability and food security of their neighbourhood. They offer a space for fellow gardeners to get together and share the joy and skill of gardening with the community.

Getting involved in Charles Sturt’s community gardens

There are two community-run community gardens located in the Charles Sturt area, both of which welcome expressions of interest for new members:

Brompton Community GardenBrompton Community Garden
Green Street, Brompton
(next to the Bowden Brompton Community Centre)
Phone: 0427 053 129
(during office hours)



Henley Community GardenHenley Community Garden
Henley Community Garden (Henley Grange Memorial Oval, NW corner where White St meets Raymond St, alternatively you can get to it at the end of Chambers St, Henley Beach)
Phone: 82359926


Woodville West Community Garden
22A Lawton Crescent
Woodville West
Contact: Nasreen 0407729304


Semaphore Park Community Garden
Trust Reserve
Eagle Court, Semaphore Park


Park Terrace Community Garden
Park Terrace Community Garden
(Off Park Terrace in Adelaide Park Lands, between Bowden and North Adelaide).


For a directory of community gardens across South Australia, please refer to the Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network’s Directory of Australian Community Gardens:

Directory of Australian Community Gardens


Are you interested in establishing a new community garden? Click here for information and resources:

Establishing a New Community Garden


To find out how Council can support community gardens:

Council Support for New and Existing Community Gardens

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