Council Nursery

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.

It's 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.


Annual Free Trees Program

Scenic Rim property owners 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 Birnam Street nursery in Beaudesert on Fridays (excluding public holidays, Christmas Eve and Good Friday) between 9:30am and 3pm. Vouchers will expire on Friday 30 June 2023.

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 - Geissman Oval, Geissman Road Saturday 3 September 2022
Canungra - D J Smith Park Saturday 1 October 2022
Beaudesert - Nursery Birnam Street Saturday 5 November 2022
Boonah - Springleigh Park Saturday 3 December 2022
Harrisville - Harrisville Memorial Park Saturday 4 February 2023
Boonah - Springleigh Park Saturday 4 March 2023
Beaudesert - Council Nursery, Birnam Street Saturday 6 May 2023

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+)