We're now open every day from 10-5 and look forward to seeing you !
During the month of March we are working very hard preparing the garden centre for the spring season ahead. 
Trucks are arriving every week and we're stocking up on all your favourites.   
The item you are calling about could arrive anytime over the next 8 weeks.  We have no control over exact dates, so phoning to check availability is 'honestly' next to impossible at this time.
   This seasonal restocking takes time so please drive out for a look around.
First to arrive will be FRUIT TREES!
Covid now has a role in how we do things at Outback. 
We are a great supply for plants and trees!
We source from 20 suppliers and the inventory is ever changing.
If you have a question about a specific tree, the best first step is learning as much as you can from online sources.   
Some of our favourites!
Spring is an exciting time and we know you are looking forward to your gardening and outdoor projects.
Please allow us this necessary time (early in the season) to get the new product organized for your enjoyment.
We have lots in stock while we wait for NEW STOCK to arrive, so please drop by for a look around - you never know what you'll find.
Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram as we will be making regular posts to update you of new and anticipated arrivals.  
You know us for our Trees and Shrubs
Specializing in Japanese Maples, Conifers, Hedging and Ornamental Trees.
please see our products page
We also carry:
Pottery, Benches, Statuary and Fountains
Rock Features and Gurglers
Wind Spinners
 Bagged Soils, Manures and Composts
Bark Mulch - bagged and bulk
Important to note,veggie starts, herbs, annuals and indoor plants are unavailable
NEW for 2021
We will have a new phone number
Effective March 1, 2021 we may be reached at 250-703-0723
If you have a general enquiry, it is best to send an email to outback.nursery@gmail.com.  
please phone or text Michelle
250-702-4715 or send an email to:
Contactless for your convenience - pay by Etransfer
Welcome to Outback Nursery & Garden Centre
6016 Headquarters Road, Courtenay BC V9J 1M7
  Outback Nursery is one of the largest garden centres on Vancouver Island  Our nursery is situated on a  6 acre property and offers 5 overflowing greenhouses (30x170ft); almost 23,000 square feet.

Outback Nursery began in 1998-1999 when our parents retired to the island from Aldergrove. They asked if we'd be interested in joining them and then purchased this  heavily treed property. We began clearing some trees and settled into country life trying our hand at raising some turkeys and pigs as well as growing some hedging and conifers. We joined the Farmer's Market, then as our inventory expanded we began running a spec truck down island stopping here and there to show our quality product to potential customers.

Little by little the property was cleared and one by one the greenhouses and irrigation zones increased to what you see today. In the beginning we were limited to wholesale and landscape clientele, then somewhere along the way interest in our nursery grew and we opened to the public.


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