New Hours for Coast Palms and Cycads

Over the past 6 weeks during Lockdown, I’ve spent a lot of my time weeding. And thinking. And, like many people I suspect, re-evaluating and reflecting. Weeding is very meditative, it allows my mind to wander and dream up new ways of running my business more efficiently. I enjoyed lockdown for the enforced break it…

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The sale is now online and we are processing orders.

Interesting times indeed, however Coast Palms and Cycads was very well set up for Level 3 with a terrific online presence already. You will find the 3 easy steps to ordering from us online here We will be able to dispatch all purchases and start local deliveries from Tuesday 28 April. Which is really good…

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Covid- ya dick!!

Yep, I do find myself smiling at the telly when that particular Covid advert comes on, because it has completely upended the world in a way which is chaotic, scary and very, very surreal. My beautiful business which has been rolling along steadily for 16 years going through its own set of highs and lows…

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The 2020 Autumn Sale Begins

This is the Autumn sale to end all autumn sales. March 18th to March 28th- 2 WHOLE WEEKS! We are now enjoying the cooler days finally, and it’s time for a long awaited sale. We are in full sale mode from tomorrow and it’s seriously time to start stocking up funds and giving the trailer…

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Crazily priced large palms-

Here we go- strictly limited numbers- get in quick Conditions – All trees must be taken immediately on purchase or freight paid for. Freight exclusive prices quoted. – Also, please keep in mind the $165 minimum spend for all freighted plants.   Chinese Windmill PB28 (10l) 1m Were $45 now $15 PB40 (25l) 1.2m Were…

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New introductions and the return of some old favourites

Welcome 2020! We have just re-released the super-in-demand Giant Bird of Paradise and have limited numbers available once again. They are very much the shape of choice for all discerning interior and exteriorscapes. We have also released a slightly smaller, but much more affordable Costaricana Palm in a 15 litre pot. Standing just under a…

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Happy holidays and safe travels

We here at Coast Palms and Cycads are amping for our summer break. By the end of these ridiculously hot days we all feel like barbequed prawns and we get a little fractious with each other. Working in 30deg celcius heat with high humidity is fairly taxing so I am more than likely going to…

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Closing for holidays details

We will be closing for the 2019 Christimas period at 4.30pm on the 21st of December and re-opening on the 8th January 2019 at 8am.   Please get all South Island delivery orders in by the end of the week, Friday the 6th Dec. Please get all North Island delivery orders in by the end of…

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A bit of a Oncer….

So, just a quick recap on the vehicle equivalent of palm trees. You could safely say that the ubiquitous Bangalow is like the Toyota Hilux of the palm scene in New Zealand. They’re everywhere. The Kentia palm is heading into European luxury car models, an Audi or lovely old Saab (especially the Kentia planted in…

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Coastal favourite, the Aloe plycatilis are blooming!

Dracula, (above) as my Mum used to call him- (is Dracula ever a female?) used to reside at Matapihi, lording it over the Waipu Bay and his minions, the bromeliads & smaller succulents. He was impressive, gnarly and quite an elderly gent when Dad finally chopped him out. Around 30 years old and had never…

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