Community Nurseries

Greater Brisbane

Because most nurseries are staffed by volunteers, contact details change occasionally. If you have any problems contacting any of these nurseries, check these details on their websites. Also, the plant prices, while correct at the time of compiling this information, can change.

NPQ Pine Rivers Planting

B4C (Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee) Nursery

Address and contact details:

21 Wright Street, Carindale 4152 (Cnr. Wright St. and Old Cleveland Rd, Carindale – UBD 182, D5. Enter via Wright St.)

Manager/Coordinator: Leigh Weakley p: (07) 3398 8003, e:b4c@bulimbacreek.org.au

w: http://www.bulimbacreek.org.au/

Opening hours:

Tues. and Wed. 7.30am-2pm Fri. 7.30am-12 noon

Office is open Mon. to Fri. 7.30am-3pm and plant orders can be collected during these times.

Plant information and services:

Species: The current stock list (about 360 species) is based on a broad range of species that exist or existed in the catchment area, and a few inclusions that complement the local species. No attempt is made to grow all plants in the catchment area; the species included are frequently used in projects and grow relatively quickly. Stock list available on the website.

“We usually have lots of grasses, lomandras, and a reasonable supply of eucalypts and rainforest species.”

Plants in tubes and “plant packs” of local species are available.

Kumbartcho – Pine Rivers Community Nursery

Sponsor: Moreton Bay Regional Council

Address and contact details:

15 Bunya Pine Court, Eatons Hill 4037

Manager: Neil Murphy, Coordinator: Kim Pantano p: (07) 3264 3953, e:communitynurserypr@bigpond.com

w: http://kumbartcho.org.au

Opening hours:

Tues. to Fri. 9am-3pm. Sat. & Sun. 8am-12 noon

Plant information and services:

Species: Wide range of local native species as well as some native plants from other areas that have proved not to be invasive of bushland.

Pricing: Plants in tubes $2.25 each, larger pots from $5.00 upwards.

Moggill Creek Catchment Group Nursery

Address and contact details:

End of Gold Creek Road, Brookfield, below Gold Creek Dam

 Manager/Coordinator: Andrew Wilson p: (07) 3374 1468, e:jbhacker@powerup.com.au 

Opening hours:

Open to members of Moggill Creek and Pullen Pullen Catchment groups only Visits by appt: contact Bryan Hacker 3374 1468

Plant information and services:

Species: Species grown are largely restricted to those occurring naturally in the Moggill Creek Catchment.

Pricing: Free to members (expect Birdwing Butterfly Vine – $8 per plant)

Oxley Creek Catchment Association Nursery

Sponsor: Brisbane City Council

Address and contact details:

9 MacDevitt Street (cnr Low Street), Coopers Plains 4108

Nursery Facilitator: Jill Ridgway p: 3345 5541 (office),

e: OCCA – info@oxleycreekcatchment.org.au

w: www.oxleycreekcatchment.org.au

Opening hours:

Tues. 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Fri. 8am – 10.30am

Plant information and services:

Species: Native species found in the Oxley Creek Catchment. Most plants are grown by volunteers for revegetation projects in the local area and limited numbers are available occasionally to the public.

Paten Park Native Nursery

(formerly Greening Australia Community Nursery)

Address and contact details:

57 Paten Road, The Gap 4061

Manager/Coordinator: Paul Ryan p: (07) 3300 6304

w: www.ppnn.org.au

Opening hours:

Tues. to Sat. 9am-4pm. Sun. 9am-1pm. Closed Mondays and public holidays

Plant information and services:

Species: Plants sourced mainly from south-east Queensland (400+ species, including ground covers, ferns, grasses, shrubs, trees). Plant list available on the website.

Pricing: Most plants in tubes $2.50 each. Discounts for bulk purchases. Contact the nursery for wholesale prices.

SOWN Nursery (Save Our Waterways Now)

Sponsor: Brisbane City Council

Address and contact details:

57 Paten Road, The Gap 4061 (follow the road into Paten Park; the SOWN nursery is next to the Paten Park Native Nursery)

Nursery Manager: Dick Harding, SOWN President: Renee McGlashan, e:info@saveourwaterwaysnow.com.au

w: www.saveourwaterwaysnow.com.au

Opening hours:

Open to public but only SOWN members can take plants. Sat. 9am-11am. Wed. 9am-12.30pm

Plant information and services:

Species: Supplies species native to the Enoggera Catchment. Plant list available on the website.

Pricing: Plants are free to members of SOWN.

Other: Information about membership fees is available on the website. You can join online or in person at the nursery (exact cash payment needed).

New volunteers are welcome.