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 2019
Growing Native Plants
Saturday 4 May, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Bookings essential: Book online
A hands-on workshop covering a variety of propagation techniques for growing native plants. Apply your new skills at home to grow Grevillea and other flowering shrubs for your garden.
General Nursery Day
Saturday 1 June, 9:00am - 12:00pm
RSVP to Nursery Supervisor on 0432 462 133
Undertake a variety of nursery and propagation activities and gain skills helpful for your own garden. All welcome!
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