Secret Garden and Nursery

Richmond, NSW, 2753

Secret Garden and Nursery

Set on 15 acres, the Secret Garden and Nursery offers hundreds of species of plants including rarities and natives. The nursery is one of the best stocked in the local area and the community garden, while still developing, is a hive of activity.

Regular Opening Times

Covid restrictions in place in accordance with current Government guidelines
Normally open: Mon 9am-3pm, Tue-Sat 9am-4pm
Cafe Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 10am - 2pm
Closed over Xmas/New Year holidays.


Donations appreciated. $2 Special Event day.
Ph: 0414784460

Location & Contact Info

  • Londonderry Road, Western Sydney University
  • Richmond, NSW, 2753

Note: The Secret Garden and Nursery is located in Clydesdale Lane on the Hawkesbury campus of WSU. Enter via Londonderry Road, Richmond.

Local Climate Zone: 9 - Cool Temperate

Summer avg. Max: 26°C Winter avg. Min: 3°C
Avg Frost Days:19
Annual Rainfall avg: 1281mm. Summer avg. 450mm.
No. of rainy days: 55 Winter avg. 196mm.

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Garden Guide

For well over 20 years The Secret Garden and Nursery has been operating on the WSU campus. Featuring hundreds of species of plants; including rarities and natives. The nursery is one of the best stocked in the local area and the community garden is a ...

Special Events for 2023

Watch for more details of these events:
Spring Fair 2/9/2023
Scarecrow Festival 21/10/2023
Christmas Fair 2/12/2023

The Gardens

Come along and enjoy the rambling gardens, commune with the ducks, chickens, guinea pigs, sheep & goats or just enjoy the environment and have a picnic. We are a shared community space. Schools, gardening clubs and other groups in our region also grow and enjoy plants in their own dedicated spaces.

Our Plant Sales

We sell an enormous range of excellent quality plants at wholesale prices to the public. These plants are nurtured onsite by our clients, volunteers and staff. The Secret Garden doesn't receive government funding. It relies upon the sale of plants to provide its services to the Hawkesbury, Hills and Nepean districts. So when you come to use our nursery, you're not only getting better quality plants at the most competitive prices, but you have become a part of a bigger not-for-profit mission to care for the people in our community


The Secret Garden would not survive without the help of our wonderful volunteers!
We are always keen to recruit new volunteers with special skills (or just a can-do attitude!) to come and join us. Whether you can give one hour or one week, or whether you are 15 or 105, we value your skills and appreciate all help.  More Info »

Visitor Comments

I really enjoyed visiting the secret garden. They had a wide variety of plants for sale, a cafe, chickens, and horses ( riding for the disabled ). This is a true community garden run by a disability service and its clients.
Mandy - March 2020

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