Community Nurseries

Wide Bay

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

Bundaberg Landcare Native Plant Nursery

Address and contact details:

7 Killer Street (follow the signs), Svensson Heights, Bundaberg 4670

Landcare President: Michael Johnson

Nursery Manager/Coordinator: Carol Anderson p:  Nursery:  Wed., Thurs. & Fri. Ph: 0434 861 104

e: bundylandcarenursery@gmail.com

Opening hours:

Wed., Thurs., and Fri. 9am-4pm

Plant information and services:

Species: All native plants are either from the local area or from all over Australia.

Pricing: $3.50 for tube size and $6 for saver size (purchase 30 or more tubes $3.00). 140mm pots $10 each.

Cooloola City Farm Nursery Inc. (Cooloola Coastcare)

Sponsor: Gympie City Council

Address and contact details:

Lot 69 Tin Can Bay Road, Tin Can Bay 4580

p: (07) 5486 2304, e:ccfni09@gmail.com

w: www.cooloolacoastcare.org.au

Management committee:

President: Kris Jenkins e: president@cooloolacoastcare.org.au

Vice President: John Andruszyn

Secretary: Gayle Duignan m: 0488 650 338

Opening hours:

Tues. – Thurs. 8am – 3.00pm

Plant information and services:

Species: Focusing on local provenance species of coastal dunes, wallum heath and woodland, as well as some rainforest species, but also some non-local native species as well.

Pricing: Tube stock $3.00; 140mm pots $6.00; 200mm pots $10.00; 300mm pots $20.00;

And some unusual sizes between tube stock and 140mm pots are around $4.00.

Gin Gin Landcare Native Plant Nursery

Address and contact details:

10 Tableland Road, Gin Gin 4671

Manager/Coordinator: Ray Johnson p: 0419 199 168, e:ginginlandcare@y7mail.com

Opening hours:

Wed. and Fri. 8am-4pm

Plant information and services:

Species: A wide range of native and indigenous plants available. About 95% of plants are propagated from local stock. Local bush tucker plants available.

Pricing: Tubes $2.00, 90mm megatubes/space savers $5, and 140mm pots $8. Others available.

Gympie & District Landcare Group Inc. Nursery

Address and contact details:

350 Old Maryborough Road, Gympie 4570

Nursery Manager: Andrew Mackenzie, e:nursery-manager@gympielandcare.org.au 

p: (07) 5483 8866, e: admin@gympielandcare.org.au

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

Opening hours:

Open: Wed. – Sat. 8.30am – 3.30pm. Open to the public

Plant information and services:

Species: Local provenance rainforest, riparian, and open forest plants for revegetation and cabinet timber plantations. Landscaping plants, bush tucker species, as well as drought, frost and salt tolerant plants available.

Pricing: starting from $3.20 for tube stock.

Wholesale prices available to approved buyers. Contact the nursery manager to apply.

All prices subject to change without notice.

Other services: Gympie Landcare offers advice on suitable plants for various soil types and locations. Biocontrol Services – agents for Cats Claw Creeper and Madeira Vine are being reared at the nursery.

Biocontrol Services rear and sell worms and worm by-products and are working on a Dung beetle I.D. & rearing program.

Environmental Control Services are available for planting. Revegetation, weeding, maintenance, chemical control, etc for properties & projects.

Prices based on individual quotes and will vary depending on location and scale of the work.