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Council's Nursery

Does Council supply trees to residents?

Yes, Council allocates 2 free plants per property, per year.

In keeping with Council's strong commitment to the "Greening of Blacktown" Blacktown City residents are entitled to collect two free plants per household to plant around their homes each financial year. Residents can collect their annual allocation of plants from Council's Nursery (Kent Street, Blacktown inside the Showground). The Nursery is open to the public from 9am to 3pm Tuesday - Friday.

Proof of residence in the Blacktown LGA will be required (eg: Rate Notice, Drivers Licence).

If you need more information on looking after your plants see Councils new plant care fact sheet

Nursery Open Day


Throughout 2015, Council will again hold Nursery Open Days on Saturdays to accommodate residents who cannot make it to the nursery during normal business hours. Residents can only collect their annual allocation once per financial year from the nursery.

  • Saturday 30 May – 9am to 12 noon
  • Saturday 11 July – 9am to 12 noon
  • Saturday 31 October – 9am to 12 noon

Travelling Plant Giveaways


Council provides the community with numerous opportunities to collect free plants each year.

Between August and October we will carry out the ‘Travelling Plant Giveaway’ program at the listed locations.

  • A limit of two plants per residential allotment applies at each event. 
  • There will be 2,500 plants available at each event to residents from the Blacktown City Local Government Area, so first in first served.
  • Residents must bring along proof of residency.

For more information call Council on 9839 6000

Tuesday 4 August
9am – 2pm
The Village Green
Campbell Street, Blacktown

Thursday 6 August
9am – 2pm
Dawson Mall, Mt Druitt

Saturday, 5 September
9am – 1pm
Lions Park, Market Street,Riverstone

Saturday, 12 September
9am – 1pm
Reserve 797, Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope
Sentry Drive, Stanhope Gardens

Saturday, 19 September
9am – 1pm
The Village Green
Campbell Street, Blacktown

Saturday 26 September
9am – 1pm
Lake Woodcroft Reserve
Woodcroft Drive, Woodcroft

Saturday 10 October
9am- 1pm
Popondetta Park
Popondetta Road, Emerton

Nursery Volunteer Program

Are you looking for volunteering opportunities that involve growing plants and general gardening activities?

Then the Nursery Volunteer Program could be for you! 

Click here for more information.

To register your interest in the program, please visit Council’s volunteer page Showground at http://apps.blacktown.nsw.gov.au/forms/volunteer.cfm and complete the ‘Volunteer Registration of Interest’ form, or if you do not have access to the internet please Council’s Volunteer Coordinator on 9839 6000.


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