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Sylvan Grove Native Garden, Picnic Point

This tranquil bushland setting available to the public showcases display gardens of the wonderful flora from various parts of Australia while focusing on those plants endemic to our region. The 1.5 ha site was established in 1964 and is now under the authority of the Bankstown City Council and the Georges River Parkland Trust.

Part of these magnificent gardens feature the richly diverse flora of a typical Hawkesbury Sandstone outcrop while the Dry Rainforest forms a canopy over the fern understorey. Look out for the amazing display of orchids!

For further information on Sylvan Grove Native Gardens, click on this link
https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/parks-reserves/sylvan-grove-native-garden

https://www.facebook.com/SylvanGroveNativeGarden


Favourite Bush Patches

South 

Central

Wolli Creek & Bardwell Creek, Cooks River, Greenway (Cooks River to Iron Cove) - see Bush Care Groups, below:

  • University of Sydney grounds, 

    Walk through University of Sydney grounds to see native plantings.  There is a Campus Flora app: https://www.sydney.edu.au/science/our-research/research-areas/life-and-environmental-sciences/campus-flora.html  

  • Sydney Park.
  • Centennial Park.

East

  • Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub, Fred Hollows Reserve at Randwick.
  • Coast - Bondi to Coogee Walkway, Malabar Headland.

Local Bush Care Groups 

Sources for Local Plants 

Community nurseries 

Commercial nurseries

Commercial nurseries in the area that have a good supply of natives:

  • Phil Keane

Local propagation projects

  • Menai

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