Edible Kids' Gardens - In the Media

You may have seen us out and about, getting amongst conversations around permaculture for kids, food security and aesthetics in kids' spaces. 

Leader (St George & Sutherland Shire)

Guardian Early Learning Centre at Caringbah goes green with edible garden project. Read More.

Trail Mix | Kate Symons for Child Magazine

“We are all part of nature and dependent on its processes,” says Steve Webb, founder of Edible Kids’ Gardens in Sydney, which runs kids’ workshops and pop-up play spaces and custom-creates kid-friendly gardens, Read more

Birrahlee Preschool Lane Cove Opens their Edible Kid Garden | Jacky for In the Cove

During a Welcome BBQ on Saturday 18 March, existing families at Birrahlee Preschool were on hand to witness the official opening of the new playground areas, by Councillor Deborah Hutchens, Lane Cove Mayor. Designed by Edible Kids Gardens, the redevelopment was made possible with the addition of a $2300 grant from the Lane Cove Council and has significantly enhanced the outdoor space available for the children to play, learn and thrive. Read more

To make any garden more conducive to exploration and play, Webb has a few key elements he suggests. For example, adding bridges and pathways encourages people to move through the space. Acting as silent guides, these structures improve kids’ balancing skills while promoting mindfulness. Walking along a pebble-filled path or narrow bridge focuses our attention on the present and encourages us to slow down. Read more...

Gardens spring to life with wildflowers and edibles | Esther Han for Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney's gardens will be flowery and colourful affairs this spring, trending away from green-on-green designs and a laissez-faire approach, green-thumbed experts say. Read more...

My husband altered the details of this year’s spring planting design because he has come to appreciate that good design should inspire the magical beauty of our children’s imaginations and help them develop lifelong relationships with nature (in addition to producing an abundance of healthy food). Read more...

When Libby Marriner posted an ad on Gumtree asking for some people to share her Newtown property, she wasn't looking to fill one of the area's many student sharehouses. Read more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edible Gardens for Kids | Kinderling podcast interview with EKG founder Steve Webb

Gardens can be delightful places for children to play, but imagine a garden that's been designed specifically for children, with secret cubby houses, edible plants and sweet smelling bushes. We talk about how to give your children their own garden, even if you don't have a back yard. Read more...

Co-Creating a Fun, Sensory and Edible Family Garden | Pip Magazine

When designing a gardens, I generally take my cues from the existing qualities of the site and try to work with these rather than against them. For example, large expanses of concrete aren't very pretty, but consider the functional advantages to such a landscape: a quick drying space for riding bikes and scooters, for creating artworks and chalk drawings, or a solid base for constructing wicking beds on. Read more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I met him through the ad I put up on Gumtree Classifieds, 'Chicken Sitter Available'. Read more...

I was travelling though Marrickville recently when I came across a rather special verge garden.  It was the first verge garden of this kind of design that I had seen in Marrickville & frankly, it looked wonderful. Read more...

"It makes sense to grow things that cost a lot in the supermarket, such as basil and rocket," Steve says.

"Our children will wander through the garden picking strawberries, broad beans and snow peas. A lot of the food is eaten before it gets to the kitchen." Read more...

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