About the Barossa Bushgardens
The Barossa Bushgardens were established in 2001 by dedicated volunteers wishing to preserve locally found native Barossa plants. The Barossa Bushgardens has grown to become a well-established community enterprise, environmental educational resource, tourist destination and recreational are
The Barossa Bushgardens is idyllically situated on a 7 hectare site on Research Road Nuriootpa. It is a community project which provides a reference point for anyone wishing to learn more about and access regional local native plants, other natural resource management issues and sustainability.
Showcased on site are 100 of the Barossa’s 400 native plant species. Over the past 14 years, volunteers have tirelessly worked on developing display gardens, walking trails and interpretive signage, plant nursery and volunteer centre which increase the experience of the Gardens for the community.
Maintain models of the ecosystems of the Barossa region;
Engage and develop relationships with people and organisations with the appropriate knowledge and skills;
Shares the knowledge and practical skills for the enhancement of the ecosystems of the region;
Partner with the community in all aspects of development;
Collects and propagate plants native to this bioregion;
Encourage the adoption of Barossa plants in gardens and landscaping.