About the nursery

COVID-19 Update

The nursery will be closed to the public until September 30, pending further changes to public health orders. This decision has been made in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
In the meantime, feel free to send us an email if you have any questions - we are on hand for advice as always.

Renovation Update

The greenhouses are up and we have our first plants in as we continue to fit out the interior. They are slightly larger than our previous houses and the extra capacity has us all eager to fill them to the brim.

Resurfacing works began on July 5. The work will be done in three stages, with the bottom half of the site the first area to be resurfaced. Access within the nursery will be limited to maintain the safety of our customers. We will be operating with limited stock until the works are completed, though we hope to be ready for a bumper spring!

The renovation work has been scheduled to minimise disruption to nursery operations, but has also been impacted by the current public health orders and some disruption is inevitable. We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to these transformative works being completed.

Randwick Community Nursery

Randwick Community Nursery is one of Sydney's leading nurseries for indigenous plants, propagating and selling local provenance plants, and other native and exotic species that are suited to the soils and climate of the Eastern Suburbs.

The nursery has been established for more than 50 years and is open to the public.

Please check our July stock list PDF, 265.97 KB to see the full range of plants currently available. We can also contract grow indigenous and other native species for bulk orders.

Nursery Vision

We aim to assist in creating a functional, sustainable and attractive environment by providing a diverse range of quality plants, suitable to the local conditions and delivered with friendly and knowledgeable service.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm.

Closed public holidays.

Location

Randwick City Council Community Nursery
2B Barker Street (Corner Day Lane and Barker Street)
Kingsford NSW 2032

Contact us

Email: nursery@randwick.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 02 9093 6250

Nursery Open Day

The Saturday open days have been temporarily postponed. This decision has been made in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We apologise for the inconvenience caused and will re-commence as soon as possible.

For the most up to date information, check out the Council's COVID-19 page

Indigenous Plants

The nursery promotes the use of indigenous plant species throughout the Eastern Suburbs.

Indigenous plant species are those plants found within the Randwick local government area and throughout the Eastern Suburbs before European settlement. The term ''local provenance'' is applied to these species.

Planting indigenous plants in council's parks, reserves and private gardens provides habitat for native bird and insect species and assists in the conservation of our local flora and fauna. The plants have a higher survival rate as they have evolved to cope with local soil and climatic conditions.

Indigenous plants are identified in the nursery by a blue tag.

Non-indigenous plants

Council's community nursery also grows a range of native plants from throughout Australia and a selection of hardy exotic species.  Native, non-indigenous species are identified by a yellow tag and exotic species are identified by an orange tag.

These plant species have been selected because they are attractive and tolerate the local conditions.

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