LYTTLETON GARDENS: A WHOLISTIC AND PRODUCTIVE GARDEN
Lyttleton Gardens is our organic backyard garden and orchard located behind the stores. We are aiming to build a food forest system by incorporating a diversity of forest layers: edible or medicinal ground covers, shrubs, climbers and leguminous nitrogen-fixing plants. You’ll find baskets of our organic fruit, vegetables and herbs that we’ve grown for sale in PanTree Produce store and are also used to cook …. in our Kitchen.
We’ve created a sustainable garden on a very small budget that works in harmony with nature. We turn all of our scraps from the house and shop into beautiful, rich compost. We’ve recycled materials local stables (lucerne, horse manure), coffee shops (coffee grinds), and kind customers (leaves and clippings.
Our Garden is also a space for us for the community to come together and learn from each other. We regularly hold oped garden days and workshops like backyard bee keeping, seed sharing, garden bed weaving, plus much, much more. To see what workshops we have coming up, please click here.
We also offer our garden design services to the Blue Mountains community. We can help you design a productive home garden so you can grow your own food in a regenerative, sustainable way. If you are interested in learning more about this service, please click here.
Here are just some of the things we are currently growing in our garden:
Lemon balm, oranges, fennel, feijoa, broadbeans, dahlias, lamb's ear, yarrow, wild rocket, Chinese broccoli, endive, strawberries, lucerne, mesclun lettuce, comfrey, beetroots, rainbow silverbeet, chives, tomatoes and cucumber plants.