Our Greenplan Nursery sells a wide range of ground covers, grasses, trees and shrubs indigenous to the Wollongong area.
On the third Friday of each month (excluding December) we host a Native Plant Sale between 7.30am and 2.30pm. We also have two Saturday sales on 30 November 2019 and 7 March 2020.
Upcoming Plant Sale dates:
- Friday 15 November 2019
- Saturday 30 November 2019
- Friday 17 January 2020
- Friday 21 February 2020
- Saturday 7 March 2020
- Friday 20 March 2020
- Friday 17 April 2020
- Friday 15 May 2020
- Friday 19 June 2020
A week prior to each plant sale, we'll update the native plant species stock list so you'll know what will be available for sale.
Qualified horticulturalists are on site during the sales to provide advice on plant selection for your garden.
Plant stock sizes and prices (until June 2020)
- Small Tube Stock: $2.30 each
- Forest Tube Stock: $3.10 each
- Jumbo Tube Stock: $4.10 each
- 140mm - 6” Pot: $7.90 each
- 200mm - 8” Pot: $14 each
- 250mm - 10” Pot: $20 each
- 300mm - 12” Pot: $37 each
Payment by card (not AMEX) or cheque; cash not accepted.
Please ensure you bring your rates notice to every plant sale day as a proof of Wollongong City Council residency.
We happily accept the return of our council supplied pots for reuse. Please note that we do not accept pots purchased elsewhere.
Our Greenplan Nursery is located on Northfields Avenue in Keiraville, with free parking on site. On sale days we will highlight the entrance of the car park with bright flags.
Worm farms and compost bins
Worm farms and compost bins are available for purchase from the Greenplan Nursery during Plant Sales (dates listed above).
- Worm Farm: $94 each
- Compost Bin: $51 each
Plants for schools and community centres
Every financial year schools and community centres in the Wollongong local government area can request up to 30 plants to be donated from the Botanic Garden's Greenplan Nursery. Included in the donation will be a mixture of native grasses, ground covers and shrubs.
If you are interested in receiving plants for you school or community centre send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your request (please check our Plant Stock List for plant availability first). Once received we will contact you to select a collection date and time (at least a week after the order has been confirmed).
Collecting plant donations
To collect your school's plants, please drop into our Nursery located at 63 Northfields Avenue in Keiraville (Gate 8). If the gate is locked when you arrive, call 0419 273 818. Collection times are 7.30am to 9am, 9.30am to 12pm and 12.30pm to 2pm.
On collection you will need to bring a letterhead from the centre or school authorising you to collect the plants on behalf of the school.