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Why Join?

As a member, you will:

  • Receive our monthly newsletter and quarterly issues of two magazines, “Native Plants for New South Wales” and “Australian Plants”.
  • Be able to obtain free seeds by mail.
  • Join a Study Group, if you are interested in a specific species or aspect of native plants. You will find contact details on the links page.
  • Be invited to attend Biennial National Seminars which are held in many parts of Australia.
  • Be welcome to attend NSW Region's meetings.
  • Meet other members and learn about local native plant species and their care.

Feel free to attend some of our meetings as a visitor and we will give you a FREE native plant.

About Meetings

Click for CalendarVisitors are welcome at our group meetings, which are generally held on the 4th Saturday every second month.  Occasionally we have an outing on the weekend instead of a meeting; check our “What’s On?” page for details of upcoming meetings.  Our regular meetings feature a guest speaker, a plant raffle, a table with cuttings of currently flowering natives, (which are discussed), plants propagated at our nursery and are finished off with a social chat and afternoon tea. We start meetings at 2:00pm.

VENUE: Gumnut Hall which is located in Gumnut Place, Cherrybrook.
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About Propagation

Our enthusiastic volunteers work hard to produce the quality plants that we have at our Saturday afternoon meetings, and give away at plant stalls and shows. We grow mostly local natives, and are always happy to see new faces, or accept seeds or cuttings of native plants that grow well our area. Our propagation mornings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from10am.

VENUE: Bidjiwong Community Nursery, Ted Horwood Reserve, Renown Road, Baulkham Hills.

Events and Outings

  • Guided Bushwalks
  • Plant stalls, Shows and wildflower displays.
  • Invitations to talks about Bushland and Fire Ecology.
  • Events about Local rare and threatened species.
  • Garden visits and trips to places of wildflower interest.
  • Visits to Open Gardens in and around Sydney.
  • And many more

Join Us - Application for Membership

If you would like to join our group or have any membership enquiries, please email the (NSW) Region's Membership Officer at this address: merleaps@bigpond.com