Join our friendly group of volunteers and help grow local native plants for Bushcare, community and Council projects. Guided by knowledgeable staff, volunteers at the Community Nursery help propagate over 10,000 seedlings each year! Nursery activities include cleaning and sowing seeds, potting up seedlings, nursery maintenance and bush regeneration in the adjacent Stoney Gully.
If you are new to the Nursery, please RSVP your intention to visit, or for more information contact Council's Bushcare Co-ordinator on 9911 3579 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Council's Backyard Habitat Program and get support to design a garden for local wildlife as well as creating spaces to enjoy.
The opening hours for the Community Nursery are:
- Each Friday between 10.30am and 3.30pm
Weekend workshops and activities (see schedule below):
- 1st Saturday of the month, 9:00am - 12:00pm
The Lane Cove Community Nursery and Eco garden is located via a short bush walk from the car park in Lloyd Rees Drive, Lane Cove West. Disabled access only is available from Banksia Close, as parking in this area is limited.
Community Nursery Weekend Activities 2020
Get Growing - booked out, waiting list only
Saturday 1 February, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Booking essential: Book online
Want to grow plants at home but not sure how? Try your hand at a variety of useful propagation techniques for growing beautiful native plants as well as exotics, such as sowing seeds and striking cuttings. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels.
Grow Plants for Breast Cancer Research
Saturday 7 March, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online (OPENING SOON)
All welcome to help propagate seedlings which will be later sold through The Huge Plant Sale to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. No experience needed!
Community Nursery Open Day
Saturday 2 May, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Lane Cove Community Nursery
RSVP: Contact the Bushcare Co-ordinator on 9911 3579
Pop into the Nursery for a chat, get weed identification and removal advice, see a variety of native plants great for gardens, or even try your hand at propagation! All visitors will receive a native seedling to take home.
Council's Community Nursery was established in 2005 as part of Council's Sustainability Action Plan, Think Global Act Local. On site there is a propagation nursery, Bushcare site and Eco garden. The nursery has a undercover propagation area and shed, polyhouses, rainwater tank and a shade house.
The Lane Cove Community Nursery and Eco garden opened in June 2005 and has been funded by a number of grants and programs including.
If you like the outdoors and would like to learn more about sustainable gardening, indigenous plants or bushcare, then get involved in Lane Cove Community Nursery!
Gardening information for residents
For more information, phone the Bushcare Co-ordinator on 9911 3579 or email email@example.com