Inner West Council supports two community native nurseries, Marrickville and Rozelle Bay. In partnership with Council, volunteers collect seeds from remnant bushland and choose plants which are native to the Inner West LGA. These seeds are propagated and the seedlings are used in local bush restoration projects, used in plant giveaways to the public and schools, and also sold to the general public. These native plants are generally easy to maintain and require less water and care than many introduced species. They can also attract native wildlife to your garden.
Volunteers are essential to the success of both nurseries. Volunteers are given the opportunity to learn new skills and contribute to nursery operations. They participate in:
- Seed collection
- Seed cleaning and storage
- Seed propagation
- Tubing and potting
- Pest and disease inspections
- Maintenance of the nursery grounds
For plant lists, volunteering and other enquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the nurseries supervisor on 0412 435 948.
Click below to view nursery location and opening hours
Marrickville Community Native Nursery
The Marrickville Community Nursery is located at the Addison Road Centre, 142 Addison Road, Marrickville.
Opening hours for plant sales are every:
- Wednesday 10am – 12 noon
- Saturday 10am – 1pm
- Sunday 10am – 1pm
Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery
The Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery is located at 22 Wisdom Street, Annandale.
Opening hours are:
- Wednesdays 9am – 1pm
- Fridays 9am – 1pm
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