Edible Garden 

Edible Garden is a fruit tree specialist  nursery based in Ashhurst. They specialise in ‘Edibles’ of fruit and nut trees and a range of berries. Their aim is to supply gardeners with old-fashioned wholesome heirloom varieties that can be grown in a home garden.

They offer the Koanga Institute range of fruit trees which complement their aims for full rich flavours and reliable crops as well as keeping horticultural history alive.

Edible Backyard 

Kath Irvine (pictured right) is a local organic gardening legend!

Kath's business Edible Backyard offers consultations and workshops plus lots of great educational information via her blog and montlhly seasonal gardening newsletters. 

Awapuni Nurseries

Local to Palmerston North Awapuni nurseries sell a huge variety of edibles and ornamentals wrapped in newspaper and offer excellent gardening advice on their website.

Kahuterawa Homegrown

Regular Facebook posts about what’s happening in the garden with useful tips and tricks. 

Paranui Organics

Organics for locally made soil mixes, mulches and everything you need for the soil/getting started.


Spoilt Soil

A new local permaculture based venture there to help you create and maintain a garden that feeds you and works with the unique ecosystem and set of circumstances that you live in