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Nursery Plants and FacilitiesHawkesbury Bushcare

The Hawkesbury Community Nursery is predominantly a volunteer run nursery that propagates and sells Hawkesbury Indigenous native plants. The Nursery is located at 10 Mulgrave Road, Mulgrave, next door to the Hawkesbury Companion Animal Shelter.

The Nursery is open to purchase plants on Wednesdays from 9am to 1pm or and on the 1st Saturday of the month from 9am to midday (excluding December and January) under COVID-Safe guidelines.

Due to COVID-19, access to the Hawkesbury Community Nursery has been restricted. Please be advised, that it is still open for business via contactless orders, payments and pickups. The following conditions apply -

A minimum of 30 plants is required per order.

Pre-payment is required.

Contact our Community Nursery Officer to place an order. (see details below)

Jutta Hamilton | Community Nursery Officer Monday, Wednesday & Thursday  | (02) 4560 4651 | Jutta.HAMILTON@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au


To ensure the safety of our staff and the community, these strict guidelines will apply;

  1. Social distancing, with a distance of 1.5 metres between yourself and others
  2. Maintain good hygiene for your own safety and the safety of others
  3. Wash your hands thoroughly or use hand sanitiser before you arrive and when you leave
  4. Stay home if you are sick and don’t expose others to illness

These above processes will enable residents to purchase plants from the nursery while complying with current health and safety directives.


These plants are good quality, hardy plants; and are sold at an affordable price, ranging from $1.10 to $2.40. For the full list of nursery fees, see Nursery Brochure - (pdf 326KB).

There are over 130 different native plant species that the Hawkesbury Community Nursery has propagated. These range from trees, shrubs to groundcovers and suit a variety of situations in the Hawkesbury. These include creeks and riverbanks, paddocks and fence lines, home gardens and revegetation works in a variety of soil types. See the current list of available plants.

The plants can be used for a variety of purposes such as landscaping, erosion prevention, providing native animal habitat, and bushland restoration projects.

Schools in the Hawkesbury Local Government area can receive 4 free native plants of their choice every year from the Hawkesbury Community Nursery.

Community Nursery Day

If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer or want more information, contact the Community Nursery Officer on nursery@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or go to the Bushcare Volunteering page for more information.

For further information on Nursery Volunteer Days, view the Bushcare Calendar or contact the Council Bushcare Officer on (02) 4560 4525.

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