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I was delighted to read that Mother’s Day can be a time to reflect and do something positive even though my mother is not with me. Thank you for considering those who have lost their mother and making a difficult day a little easier.

Theresa, NSW

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Public plantings

Please find details below of our tree planting events taking place on Sunday 14 May 2017.



Liverpool / Hoxton Park (Liverpool City Council)

Hoxton Park Reserve

Meet in the park on Topnot Ave, Hinchinbrook

9am  - 11.30am

Please wear enclosed shoes, a hat, sunscreen and a long sleeved shirt. Bring a water bottle and gloves if you have them. 

Council will provide all plants, tools and staffto supervise planting however children must be supervised by parents or guardians.

For more information please phone 9821 7788 or visit

Spring Farm (Camden Council)

Sunday 14 May

9am - 12 noon

Spring Farm Bushland Corridor, off Hampshire Boulevard, SpringFarm. 

Bring: Covered shoes, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, and gardening gloves if you own them. 

Catering: A lightlunch will be provided after the event. 

Contact: Amelia Westhoff (Camden Council: Natural Resource Project Officer) 4645 5159


Special info: Site is wheelchair and pram accessible. 

Cremorne (North Sydney Council)

Sunday 14 May

9am – 12noon

Brightmore Reserve, end of Young Street Cremorne

Gloves, plants and tools provided by North Sydney Council


Oxley Park

100 Melbourne Street Oxley Park via Greening Australia  

10am – 1pm

Parking on Melbourne Street

Participants are asked to wear long pants and long sleeved shirt,closed toe shoes, hats and BYO gloves and any personal requirements.  Greening Australia staff will superviseplanting however parents or guardians must supervise children. 

Greening Australia will provide plants, tools, materials and softdrinks. 

For more information and to register please contact Rafiq Huq on phone 9677 6200.


St Clair (Penrith City Council)

9am – 12noon

Dorothy Radford Reserve, Daniel Parade opposite Daniel Lane, St Clair.

Access from M4 Western Motorway, turn off is 1km via Mamre Road South, Banks Drive, St Clair Avenue and Rochford Street.

To ensure there are enough trees please register to reserve your trees by calling 02 47328088 or email



Springfield Lakes (Ipswich)

This inaugural Trees for Mum event is being organised by Springfield Lakes Nature Care Inc.

Promenade Park  

253 Lakeside Avenue, Springfield Lakes (Cnr Lakeside Avenue &Jezabel Drive )

BBQ area near the fenced children’s playground  

2pm – 3pm, Sunday 14 May, 2017

Registration is required to ensure trees available for all participants. The first 20 registrations will receive a free gift.

After the tree planting we would like to encourage everyone to stay for afternoon tea while we cut the special launch cake.

All equipment will be supplied but please bring a hat and wear appropriate shoes.

Please email   for more information. 


Ipswich City Council is again hosting a Trees for Mum event. Celebrate Mother’s Day by getting back to nature and planting a tree with your mum, or in her memory if she is no longer alive. 

Mums will receive a free gift on the day and all are welcome to enjoy the park surrounds.

George Palmer Park - Sealy Street,  Silkstone

9am – 11am, Sunday 14 May 2017

Please register at or email



Seedlings will be handed out for Trees for Mum at the Mother’s Day Classic allowing members of the Stawell District to plant a tree in their own garden in memory of their mums.

9:00am –10:30am

For more information contact Veronica Monaghan on 5358 2535 or



Lake Earnshaw, behind Gilbert Gordon Oval

Vehicle access via Davy Street, Woodend.

Everyone is welcome – there is no charge and no need to book!

For more information please contact Angela on 0409 373 010 or email

Healesville (Mt Toolebwong & DistrictLandcare Group)

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS ON SUNDAY 21 MAY the weekend after Mother’s Day

10am – 12noon

Join community and landcare volunteers to plant along Badger Creek, just upstream from Healesville Sanctuary.

BYO Gloves and wear shoes or boots.

Morning tea will be provided

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No dogs allowed.

RSVP to Karen at

Warracknabeal (Yarrilinks Landcare)


Kellalac Oval, Henty Highway, 15km south of Warracknabeal.

9am- 11am

Free brunch provided

Wear boots, gloves, hat and a smile!

Please register with Tim 0488662199 or

Red Cliffs / Mildura (hosted by Landcare andMRCC)

9:30am – 12noon

JacarandaStreet, next to Nardoo Street

Red Cliffs

All plantsand equipment provided

Contact: 0417 539 619

Can I host a Trees for Mum site?

Of course! Please read our Trees for Mum Project Kit for all the information you need to set up your own Trees for Mum event.  Please remember it doesn't have to be a huge event - a planting with even 10 - 20 people still works very well!

Private plantings
If there are no planned Trees for Mum events in your neighbourhood, you can simply plant a native tree or flowers in your own garden. Visit your local garden centre to find your mum’s favourite native species or another variety suitable to your local conditions. Local councils may also be willing to provide trees and plants; please contact your local council to enquire.

You can visit our Facebook page for further details.