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New Nursery Entrance

July 4, 2017
With the ongoing Southern Motorway Stage 2 development, Southern Woods now has a new entrance off Robinsons road. Our new physical address is 1002 Robinsons Road, on the corner of SH1 You can find all the details at our dedicated webpage here.
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Tom Places 2nd in Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition

November 24, 2015
We'd like to congratulate Tom Ferguson for his stellar effort in this year's competition, placing second overall. Tom wins a $5,500 Massey University study scholarship, $750 worth of ICL Specialty Fertiliser products and $100 NZ Horticultural magazine subscription for one year. Tom also won the Bayer Best Practice Award, winning a $2500 scholarship, and placed third in the The AGMARDT Market Innovation Project , taking home $1500 cash. In his own words: Competing in Young Horticulturalist was an amazing experience....
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Tom wins 2015 NGINZ Young Achiever Award

August 11, 2015
We're proud to announce our own Tom Ferguson as the winner of the 2015 National NGINZ Young Achiever Award. Tom wins a $3000 trip for two to the 2016 Melbourne Flower Show and will go on to represent the nursery industry in this year's Young Horticulturalist competition in Auckland. "I had the pleasure of representing Southern Woods Nursery at the 2015 Young Achiever competition. Taking part allowed me to meet a wide range of industry leaders and experience a different part...
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Farm Planting - A success Story

January 16, 2015
For many of our rural customers, the planting of streams & waterways has become an especially important topic in recent years. Luckily, there's plenty of help at hand for those looking to take on such a project. Here at Southern Woods, we work with many organisations looking to improve water quality and bio-diversity - for projects large and small. Roger & Francie Taylor's planting in Coalgate is one such project, a private plantout with help from organisations including Whakaora te Waihora,...
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Rachel Vogan Seminar

September 21, 2014
On Saturday, 6th September, we invited well-known garden commentator and previous judge of the International Ellerslie Flower Show to come along and give us some tips on gardens styles and trends. She was accompanied by Chris, our Retail Manager, and together they went through some of our very colourful stock at this time of year, and had a great discussion with those attending on suitable options for various scenarios... Thanks to all those attending, and your precious feedback, which will all...
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New Website

May 22, 2014
Well, here we are, with a brand new website full of new features. What are they you ask? This site boasts real-time stock quantities, a trade customer log-in option, more user-friendly searching for your favourite plant, the opportunity to join our blog and you can now pay directly online! We’d love your feedback on this site, as another awesome feature is that we have full control to change whatever we want at the touch of a button, so tell us what...
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