Category: nursery news

Keeping Cool & in the Shade

Here is a beautiful image sent to me by a very delighted customer of mine from Omokoroa. We really don’t see enough of these gorgeous creatures anymore. This Green & Gold Bell frog has been happily living in an Alcantarea imperialis bromeliad which she bought from CPAC a while back. Happy Summer.   Please remember…

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Bring out the Broms!!

The photos shown on the slider are courtesy of the absolutely fantastic members display of bromeliads at the New Zealand Bromeliad Society Annual Fair and Sale last Sunday at the Mt Eden War Memorial Hall in Auckland. We were lucky enough to attend and the display was chocka full of my dream list of rare…

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Silly question examples

Are you open? Our open hours are just below the phone number you found to call us on. Home page- (first page) of website.   Is such and such a product you have advertised as available on your website available? No comment. ( I get this phone call about 3 times a day on average)…

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Chugging Along

Things are chugging along. We have had a full week of no rain and it feels a little bit fantastic. I’m not keen on jinxing it so will say no more about that. Charlie boy, my gentle, frail 14 year old ginger puss has had a tough week. After an overnight stint for him mid-week…

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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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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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GST free sale- take 15% off all purchases*

Winter is upon us and it is the time to get all hygge with hot chocolate, interesting reads, warm blankets and a good bit of friendship and enjoyment of the company and kindness of others. We are finding it quite tricky to define hygge in a Coast Palms and Cycads way using palm trees, subtropicals…

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