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.
Community plant nursery locations
Locate a community plant nursery near you:
Bribie Island Community Nursery
- 208 First Avenue, Bongaree
- 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.
Community Nursery Located at the 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.
Friends of Lagoon Creek Community Nursery (FOLC)
- Pettigrew Street, East
- Phone: 0404 594 497
- Open: Wednesdays 9.00am -
The FOLC Nursery grows and supplies native plants, in
particular for bushcare projects at Lagoon Creek regeneration and
repairs. Current projects include the propagation of bush tucker
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
- Phone: (07) 3889 3109
- Open: 6.00am - 6.00pm 7 days a week
- Nursery open Tuesday Thursday and Saturday
Summer hours: 8.00am - 10.00am (1 October - 31 April)
Winter hours: 8.30am - 10.30am (1 May - 30 September)
The Community Nursery is within the Botanic Gardens and is involved in both propagating and growing plants from seed, as well as selling native plant stock.
The Gardens also include the herb garden maintained by the Peninsula Herb Group, and the sensory garden maintained by the Society for Growing Australian Plants and a permaculture garden maintained by the Permaculture Group. These gardens are available for viewing from dawn to dusk during the year.
Volunteers for the nursery and or the whole Botanic Gardens area are always welcomed. .