Nursery Plants and Facilities
The Hawkesbury Community Nursery is predominantly a volunteer run nursery that propagates 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 the public on Wednesdays from 9am to 1pm or by appointment.
These plants are sold at cost price, and are good quality, hardy plants.
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.
The nursery has a variety of facilities that include:
- Shade houses
- Outside plant storage
- Potting shed
- Community Building
These facilities are accessible to community volunteers and provide a great free training facility for those interested in learning about their local flora and/or the nursery industry.
The Community Nursery Volunteers meet once a week on a Wednesday from 9am to 1pm. The plants that are propagated can be purchased and can also be supplied on consignment.
New volunteers, community and school groups are welcome to access and utilise the Hawkesbury Community Nursery.
To arrange a time to purchase plants after hours, or volunteer, please contact the Community Nursery Officer on (02) 4560 4651.
Community Nursery Day
All residents are invited to come to Council's weekly potting day at the Community Nursery.
The community nursery facility is available for use by Hawkesbury residents to produce native plants for non-profit purposes such as for environmental restoration plantings, private gardens and for community projects like Bushcare, Landcare, School and Scout Groups.
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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