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Welcome to Nichol's

Otago and Southland's leading independent garden retailer

Our three modern garden centres are located in Dunedin, Invercargill and Cromwell, each boasting a cafe, florist, pet centre, landscaping centre and offering a landscape design and construction service. We stock a comprehensive range of not only plants, seedlings, trees, shrubs and perennials, but also giftware, home wares, gardening hardware and care products, as well as lifestyle products including outdoor furniture and water features. Come and visit us and find out why we are amongst the best in garden retailing!

 

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The Queens Of The Garden

Nichol’s 2020 rose collection will arrive in stores in late June.

 

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The Queens of Spring

Gorgeous favourites and mixed suprises.

 

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May Gardening
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May Gardening

01 May 2020
With the hustle and bustle of summer is over the great autumn clean-up should be in full swing as autumn breezes flurry fallen leaves into little damp heaps and...
Flower Bulbs
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Flower Bulbs

14 April 2020
Celebrating the end of winter, vibrant spring flowering bulbs give maximum effect for minimum effort. There is no limit to the number of bulbs that can be planted to give late...
April Gardening
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April Gardening

01 April 2020
April is about planting spring bulbs and the sooner daffodils are planted, the better they will perform. There are always a few places where a few more bulbs can be...
Microgreens
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Microgreens

19 March 2020
Easily grown outdoors throughout the season or in the glasshouse, these nutritious greens are a great addition to salads and sandwiches and are full of antioxidants for your...
Vegetables
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Vegetables

18 March 2020
There is nothing quite like the taste of fresh vegetables straight from the garden. Add to this the satisfaction and sense of achievement, the savings, the knowledge that your...
Trees, Shrubs & Roses
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Trees, Shrubs & Roses

08 March 2020
Whether you're a green-thumb or not, success with plants is relatively easy to acheive provided a few basic steps are followed - especially in planting...
March Gardening
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March Gardening

01 March 2020
Autumn is the best time for planting out bulbs for a delightful Spring blooming show. While planting bulbs in April and May is great for successive blooming, getting stuck-in...
Lawn Care
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Lawn Care

27 February 2020
Autumn is the best time to sow a new lawn and rejuvenate an old lawn because from March to mid-April the autumn rains will soak well into the soil while it is...
Ready for a new pet?
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Ready for a new pet?

16 March 2020
Owning a pet is a long-term commitment with the average life span being around 12 years.  Some dogs and cats can even live until 15 or even 20 years of age....
Cats Meeting Dogs
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Cats Meeting Dogs

13 March 2020
Despite popular belief that cats and dogs are sworn enemies, if introduced correctly they can actually be great friends. This takes time however, and extreme caution as dogs...
Bringing home your first pet cat
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Bringing home your first pet cat

12 March 2020
Deciding to bring a cat or kitten into your family is always an exciting prospect but, first, there's a few things that need taking care of before your latest family...
10 Foods Your Pet Shouldn't Eat
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10 Foods Your Pet Shouldn't Eat

03 March 2020
There are a number of foods that you MUST avoid if you want to reduce potential nutritional and physiological problems with your pets. As a pet owner, its likely...
2020 Rose Catalogue
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2020 Rose Catalogue

21 May 2020

Nichol’s annual rose catalogue is hot off the press; you’re invited to pre order now for late June arrival in stores. 

Nichol's Landscaping Services
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Nichol's Landscaping Services

10 March 2020
Our experience in both residential and commercial landscaping uniquely enables us to be able to carry out all aspects of landscape design and planning as well as deliver...
Garden Consultation Services
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Garden Consultation Services

03 March 2020
Not sure where to start with improving your garden, let alone know what plants would be good where? And, how can you best disguise that awful shady, damp corner? What about...
Nichol's Long History
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Nichol's Long History

26 February 2020
From horse and coach to railways and whaling; from seed and grain to poultry and stock food; from garden fertiliser to garden centres, the Nichol’s brand is a proud Otago...