Council's Parks, Gardens and Cemeteries team delivers the horticultural, arboricultural and landscape services required to manage Council's parks, planted roadside landscaping, other Council property and free tree schemes.

Its aim is to provide attractive functional parks, shady tree lined streets and unique roadside landscaping for the pleasure and future of residents and visitors to the Scenic Rim region.

Council operates a nursery at 73-81 Birnam St, Beaudesert (adjacent to Muriel Drynan Memorial Park) to propagate plants for use in Council parkland and for distribution to residents as part of the Annual Free Trees Program and for environmental initiatives.

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Annual Free Trees Program

Property owners in the Scenic Rim are entitled to two free trees each year per rates assessment (up to a maximum of 10 trees for multiple property owners).

Upon presentation of your Free Tree Voucher (included with July rate notice), trees can be collected from Council's nursery on Fridays (excluding public holidays) between 9:30am and 3pm.

A set amount of trees will be handed out on a first in, first served basis at the following times and locations: 

Tree Distribution Locations Dates (8am to 12noon)

TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN

Main St median strip

Saturday 1 September 2018

CANUNGRA

D.J. Smith Park

Saturday 6 October 2018

BEAUDESERT

Nursery, Birnam St

Saturday 3 November 2018

BOONAH

Springleigh Park

Saturday 1 December 2018

HARRISVILLE

Harrisville Memorial Park

Saturday 2 Febuary 2019

BOONAH

Springleigh Park

Saturday 2 March 2019

BEAUDESERT

Nursery, Birnam St

Saturday 4 May 2019

Plant Types Available

  • Ground cover/rockery (up to 0.5m)
  • Dwarf Shrubs (up to 2m)
  • Medium Canopy (up to 10m)
  • Screening Shrubs (2m to 6m)
  • Specimen Shrubs (2m to 4m)
  • Large Canopy (10m+)