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Native Plant Subsidy Scheme

Each year the City of Nedlands, as part of WESROC (Western Suburbs Regional Organisation of Councils) offers price-subsidised native seedlings to local residents and business owners.

The aim of the subsidy is to encourage the planting of native plants to create attractive, low maintenance water-wise gardens that in turn provide habitat for native birds and insects.

The City also encourages the planting of native gardens on roadside verges. 

The plant subsidy scheme supports the Western Suburbs Greening Plan and is based on the following principles:

  • Maintaining and enhancing existing remnant bushlands within urban and suburban areas;
  • Joining remnant bushland through vegetated green corridors;
  • Creating additional habitat areas where possible, and
  • Creating public open space, streetscapes, gardens and privately-owned land that collectively help to contribute to the creation of green corridors.

Price-subsidised seedlings are available from APACE Nursery in North Fremantle where staff are on hand to assist with plant advice and selection.  The scheme is usually held during the month of May each year to allow seedlings to establish during the wetter, cooler months.  

May is a great time to introduce native plants to your garden! To discover how many plants you can pick up contact the City on 9273 3500.
$1.75 each from APACE Nursery (1 Johannah Street, North Fremantle)
Plants available during the month of May while stocks last!

Check the APACE website and Facebook page for stock availability and variety.