Australian Native Plants on Social Media

There is a wealth of information about Australian native plants and gardens on social media.

The following list include links to some of the best places to start, including the official social media accounts of the Australian Plants Society NSW and our District Groups, together with links to some of the best communities of native plant enthusiasts that you will find online.


The Australian Plants Society NSW

APS NSW Facebook

APS NSW Instagram

APS NSW Youtube

APS NSW Member’s Forum Facebook Group – Members Only


The Australian Plants Society NSW District Groups

Central Coast Facebook Group

Coffs Harbour (Not active)


North Shore


Parramatta Hills


Menai Wildflower Group

Northern Beaches


Southern Tablelands



Other Australian Native Flora Groups on Facebook

Australian Native Plants Enthusiasts Forum

Australian Native Plants Noticeboard & Marketplace

Australian Native Gardens

Australian Native Orchids – Cultural Notes, Pics and Conversation.

Australian Native Orchids Group

Australian Native Plants Indoors

Australian Native Plants & Bush Tucker

Australian Indigenous Plant Identification

Banksia Lovers

Fungi of the Sydney Region

Grevilleas. Q & A’s

Growing Illawarra Natives

Hakeas of Australia

Melaleucas and the Leptospermum Alliance

NSW Native Plant Identification: A great place to go if you need help identifying native plant species seen growing in NSW.

Nuts about Gums

Old Man Emu Bush: Dedicated to Eremophilas

Plants Native to the Greater Sydney Region


Other Useful Links

Australian Spider Identification

Australian Insect Identification

For help and advice on using social media safely, the Australian Government has published useful eSafety guides:

Facebook: https://www.esafety.gov.au/key-issues/esafety-guide/facebook

Instagram: https://www.esafety.gov.au/key-issues/esafety-guide/instagram