• Add form, flair and a feast for native birds with flaxes

    Fast growing, low maintenance and in a range of colours, browse our range of NZ native phormiums and flaxes.

  • Weeds out of this world? We can help!

    From a few pesky stragglers to multi-seasonal growth, tame the jungle at your place with one of the widest ranges of weed control options in the country.

  • Homegrown Goodness...

    Plant your own fruit trees and you’re planting a legacy of healthy eating for generations to come. Apples, peaches pears and more. All the favourites and a few lesser-known varieties too; you name it, Nichol’s has it!

  • Quash those slugs & snails!

    Have these pesky bugs been munching on your carefully tended seedlings and plants before you've even had a chance to enjoy them?

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  • Need Vegetable Garden Essentials Now?

    Choose from capsicum, onion, lettuce, celery and many more. Browse our must-have seedlings for southern garden success

    Vegetable Seedlings
  • Trees Please!

    Bring decades of enjoyment with an ornamental tree from Nichol’s. Choose from spring blossoms, gorgeous russet reds of maples in autumn or green leaves of poplars for hedging and screening - and many more to choose from.

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  • Nichol's loyalty programme

    Growing Rewards

    Love gardening? Love Nichol's Growing Rewards programme! Become a member and with every shop you could be accruing points towards exclusive benefits. And, it's absolutely FREE to join.

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Welcome to Nichol's Garden Centres

We are Otago and Southland's leading independent garden retailer with three modern garden centres located in Dunedin, Invercargill and Cromwell. Each centre also houses a pet centre, cafe, florist and landscaping centre. We also offers garden consultation services and a landscape design and construction service.

Each Nichol's store stocks a comprehensive range of plants, seedlings, trees, shrubs and perennials, as well as giftware, home wares, gardening hardware and care products. Many of these products are also available online for your convenience. If you can't find something online, call your local store as we may have it as an instore only item.

  • Get Vege Essentials Now!

    Need Vegetable Garden Essentials Now?

    Browse our must have seedlings and seed potatoes for southern garden success.

    Browse our must have seedlings and seed potatoes for southern garden success.


Fresh is Best!

Grow your own goodness and feed the family for less. Vegetables, citrus trees, berry bushes and more - shop one of NZ’s biggest edible plant collections today

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Stunning NZ Natives

NZ is home to a wonderful range of unique native shrubs that can create interesting texture in your landscape. Browse our stunning 140+ varieties today.

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Safe gardening

Out in the garden tidying up dark corners, getting rid of weeds or cutting back overgrown bushes? Make sure you've got the right protection for your hands and knees.

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Ziwi Peak Provenance

NZ-made, ZIWI® Peak Provenance for cats and dogs. 3 new air-dried and wet recipes include authentic meat, organs and bone - no grain, potatoes or legumes.

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    Join, shop and redeem points earned on a great range of products!

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  • Bring in the Birds

    Bring the wild (bird) life back in to your garden

    Introduce some happy, chirping birds for hours of entertainment right there in your own backyard.

    What better addition to your garden than the introduction of some happy, chirping birds! Provide the right food and drink and watch them soar in. Hours of entertainment right there in your own backyard.




Not sure what plants to choose? Trouble areas? Get a helping hand and expert advice on suggestions for plants best suited to your garden area.

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We're landscapers ourselves so know the best materials and plants suited to your garden environment. We're also experts in hydroseeding and Readylawn. Contact us for a no obligation FREE quote.

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Place your order online then choose to collect it or arrange delivery to your door. Delivery fees apply.

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