Native Plant Giveaways 2017

Hornsby Shire Council holds several open days each year, giving away free native plants to encourage the ecosystem of our Bushland Shire.Native plant giveaway

Using local native plants in your garden can attract native wildlife, are better suited to the local soil type and require less water than introduced plants once established.

Saturday 25 March, 2pm - 5pm

Ratepayers from all Hornsby Shire Council suburbs are invited to come pickup free native plants for their garden.

Please bring your current Hornsby Shire rates notice and ID.

This event is part of Earth Hour Family Event.

Venue: Thornleigh Community Centre
Location: Corner Phyllis and Central Avenues, Thornleigh
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Cost: free
Contact: Nursery Co-ordinator
Phone: 9847 6832
Email:bushland@hornsby.nsw.gov.au

Saturday 3 June, 11am - 2pm

Ratepayers from all Hornsby Shire Council suburbs are invited to come pickup free native plants for their garden.

Please bring your current Hornsby Shire rates notice and ID.

This event is part of the World Environment Day Celebrations.

Venue: Upper McKell Park, Brooklyn
Location: Karoola Street, Brooklyn
Time: 11am - 2pm
Cost: free
Contact: Nursery Co-ordinator
Phone: 9847 6832
Email: bushland@hornsby.nsw.gov.au

Saturday 23 September, 11am - 2pm

Ratepayers from all Hornsby Shire Council suburbs are invited to come pickup free native plants for their garden.

Please bring your current Hornsby Shire rates notice and ID.

This event is part of the Sustainable Garden Day Event.

Venue: Fagan Park at the Eco Garden
Location: Arcadia Road, Galston
Time: 11am - 2pm
Cost: free
Contact: Nursery Co-ordinator
Phone: 9847 6832
Email: bushland@hornsby.nsw.gov.au

Conditions

  • Please bring your current Hornsby Shire rates notice and ID
  • Strictly four plants per household. Limited stock may be available.

Plants provided in the giveaway are locally sourced and grown at Council's Community Nursery by volunteers and council staff.

Please return your tube pots to the community nursery (after hours chute at gate 2, 28 Britannia Street, Pennant Hills) or any Hornsby Shire Council library facility at Berowra, Epping, Hornsby or Pennant Hills for reuse.

See what can be achieved in your garden by using local native plants in the below video.

See what can be achieved in your garden by using local native plants in the below video.