Landcare Nursery

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The Riverina Highlands Landcare Nursery provides locally grown native plants for Landcare and community projects and for sale to the general public.

The Nursery specialises in growing native plants to suit the region’s local climatic conditions. Ovsteve hamill-landcare-nurseryer 80,000 plants are grown each year, including a range of trees, shrubs, groundcovers, sedges, grasses and climbers.

The Nursery is managed by our Nursery Coordinator with the support of a dedicated team of volunteers. More volunteers are always welcome to help with propagating and caring for the plants and grounds.

Hear a piece on ABC’s Rural Reporter about the role of volunteers at the Landcare Nursery.

Location

The Nursery is located on the Gocup Road Tumut, approximately 300m from the intersection with the Snowy Mountains Highway.

Opening hours

The Riverina Highlands Landcare Nursery is supported by very generous volunteers. Opening times may vary due to the need for management to take leave and assist with projects off site. To ensure we can provide the best service for you please contact the nursery by phoning the Nursery Manager Nursery Manager on 0427568131 or the Landcare Coodinator on 69411402 or one of our Committee Members on 69473208.

Download our Order Form:
Order Form (Word)

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Below is a selection of some of the more popular plants available to order from the Nursery:

A selection of the plants available at the Nursery:

Trees

Acacia dealbata (Silver wattle)
Casuarina cunninghamianna (River sheoak)
Eucalyptus polyanthemos  (Red Box)
Eucalyptus camaldulensis  (River Red Gum)
Melaleuca lineafolia (Snow in summer)

Shrubs

Banksia marginata (Silver banksia)
Callistemon sieberi (River bottlebrush)
Dodonea viscosa (Hop bush)
Grevillea wilkonsonii (Tumut grevillea)
Helichrysum bracteatum (Paper daisy)
Indigofera australis (Austral indigo)
Leptospermum scoparium (Pink cascade)

Groundcovers, sedges and grasses

Anigozanthos spp (Kangaroo paw)
Dianella longifolia (Flax lily)
Dichopogon strictus (Chocolate lily)
Hardenbergia violacea (Purple coral pea)
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed mat-rush)
Poa species (Tussock grass)
Themeda australis (Kangaroo grass)