Community nurseries provide local, native plants for community projects and for planting in reserves, parks, schools and public open space.
The facilities are available for schools and community groups to learn how to propagate and grow native plants. Contact Council for more information or to volunteer.
Bribie Island Community Nursery
- 208 First Avenue, Bongaree
- Phone: (07) 3410 0088
- Open: Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 11.00am
The Wallum Action Group operates from the community nursery, supplying native plants to community projects. Every Thursday a two hour bushwalk leaves the nursery at 8.30am sharp to collect seeds and identify plants. Bring water, sunscreen, hat, protective clothing and adequate footwear.
Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre (CREEC)
- 150 Rowley Road, Burpengary
- Phone: (07) 3888 9285 (during business hours)
- Open: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 7.00am - 3.00pm
The CREEC nursery supplies native plants to the public and tube stock. For more information see, Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre (CREEC).
Pine Rivers Community Nursery
- 15 Bunya Pine Court, Eatons Hill
- Phone: (07) 3264 3953
- Open: Tuesday to Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 8.00am - 12.00noon
(except public holidays)
Pine Rivers Community Nursery has a wide range of native plants and provides an informative and inexpensive service to local residents and numerous revegetation projects throughout the region. The nursery, established in 1997, is situated at Kumbartcho Sanctuary, the site of the former Bunya Park.
Pine Rivers Community Nursery would love help with seed collecting and propagation.
Redcliffe Botanic Gardens
- Henzell Street, Redcliffe
- Website: Redcliffe Botanic Gardens
- Open: 6.00am - 6.00pm 7 days a week
- Nursery open: Tuesday 9.0.am - 12.00noon and Saturday 8.00am - 10.00am
Redcliffe Botanic Gardens, a green haven right in the heart of the city, includes the herb garden maintained by the Peninsula Herb Group, and the quota garden maintained by the Society for Growing Australian Plants. A community nursery is also located within the Gardens.