YAN Native Plant Nurseries


Yass Area Network is proud of its four volunteer-run native plant nurseries. While they are all operate slightly differently, there is strong cooperation and coordination between them, especially in growing Climate Ready seedlings for distribution across the Yass Valley.


Volunteers are very welcome to help out in our nurseries! No experience is necessary and help is always appreciated :) See contact details below.


Yass Landcare Community Nursery

About: The Yass Landcare Community Nursery grows a range of native plants as part of the Yass Area Network Climate Ready Project.  Plants are grown for ridges, slopes and riparian areas.  Plants are sold to Landcare members, the general public, and for specific land regeneration projects in the region.

Location: The nursery is located behind the Yass Men’s Shed, at 1428 Yass Valley Way, Yass.

Plant List:  Nursery Plant List (by Scientific Name) 

Price : $2.20 GST inclusive per tube.  Discounts can be negotiated for orders over 500 plants.

Plant sales:  During 2024 the Yass Landcare nursery will be open for persons who have preordered tube stock via our online plant request system on the second Saturday of March to May - those dates include: 9 March, 13 April and 11 May.  If you cannot make these dates please contact Kath. The nursery holds plants sales several times a year, and some plants are available outside of the sale days. To find out when the plant sales are on, sign up to the monthly YAN e-Newsletter and follow the Yass Landcare Facebook page.

Contact: If you would like to participate in a nursery activity please email Kath for more information.

Volunteering opportunities: The nursery holds working bees on the second Saturday and the fourth Tuesday of each month from 9:30am to 12 noon.

Plant sales: 


Murrumbateman Landcare Group Community Nursery

About: The Murrumbateman Landcare Group Community Nursery provides plants to financial members of Murrumbateman Landcare. It does not sell plants to the general public. To become a member of Murrumbateman Landcare, visit this page.  

Location: Murrumbateman Village (more details provided by group once you have become a member).

Contact: If you would like to participate in a nursery activity please email the Murrumbateman Nursery Team for more information.

Volunteering opportunities: Emails are sent to members advising them of volunteering sessions.

Plant sales: The nursery is staffed by volunteers and is not a commercial concern. Financial members of Murrumbateman Landcare Group can obtain native plants for their property or garden, for free. Click here to find out more. 


Wattle Valley and Bango Landcare Nurseries

About: The Wattle Valley & Bango Landcare nurseries are dedicated to growing plants for both conservation projects and members of Bowning-Bookham Landcare Group. The nurseries grow a wide range of native plants that are specifically chosen for their suitability to the local conditions, ensuring they thrive once planted. The plants include trees, shrubs, groundcovers, sedges and grasses. The nursery team is committed to growing healthy and robust plants, so you can be confident that you are getting high-quality plants that will contribute to the restoration and conservation of our local environment. 

Location: The Wattle Valley & Bango Landcare nurseries are located on private farms.

Contact: Bowning-Booking Landcare Group would love to hear from you, please send enquiries to [email protected]

Volunteering Opportunities: Volunteering opportunities are available at Wattle Valley and Bango Landcare nurseries for spring seeding and at other times throughout the year, where you can help grow plants for restoration projects and members.

Plant sales: Members of Bowning-Booking Landcare Group have access to the nurseries and can purchase plants at a discounted rate. Details about becoming a member can be found here.


Landcare nursery volunteers use information from the Florabank guidelines when sowing and growing native plants. The guidelines provide detailed information and comprehensive online search facilities.   





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