Who We Are
Nursery is run by Graeme White and Veronica Cougan. We specialise in
quality native bushfood plants for the home gardener and commercial
grower. Our varieties are selected for their superior fruiting and leaf
There are about 250,000 species of flowering plants in the world. Given
this biodiversity it is perhaps surprising that, with 10,000 years of
settled agriculture, only about 100 species have been cultivated as
significant food plants and only about 20 constitute the staple foods
of the developed and developing world.
It is estimated there were upwards of 5000 different bushfood plant
species across Australia utilised and harvested seasonally by
Aboriginal people. For centuries 'bushfood' plants have been an
integral part of our indigenous people's staple diet and lifestyle.
Today these native foods are being rediscovered by contemporary
Australians and used in ways as varied as our multi-cultured
Experience the satisfaction of growing your own native bushfood plants and enjoy the wild taste of the rainforest.