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Certified Organic Nursery

Microgreens - Herbs - Fruit & Nut Plants

Permaculture - Education - Consultancy

Welcome to Kahikatea Farm, a 16 acre farm designed according to 'permaculture' principles. At Kahikatea Farm we are growing our soils, growing a food forest, growing our children and their future. We are growing our knowledge, and growing our community. In our nursery we grow almost 400 varieties of certified organic vegetable seedlings, edible and medicinal herbs, companion plants, flowers, shrubs and trees. Read more... Whether you have an apartment balcony, an urban garden, a lifestyle block or a large farm we can supply top quality, site-specific plants plus advice on how and where to plant.  We also run gardening, permaculture and food forest workshops and courses, and provide consultancy services.

New Season Plants - Check these out!

garden litchi 3 CopyCheck out these amazing Litchi tomoatoes - they taste like a cross between a cherry and a tomato, deliciously rich. And they are perennial! But they come with a warning.....they are seriously thorny! We also have moonglow tomatoes ready now, super high in available lycopene, plus nine star perennial broccoli and walking stick kale, garden huckleberries and peanuts are almost ready - choose from black, white and red varieties. We're adding new plants to our range all the time, wacth out for two new varieties of bellflower coming soon, which have edible leaves and flowers...Check out the New Products and the Perennial Vegetables pages for more info.


Holiday Trading


Only a month to go until Christmas! Get your orders in now - plants make wonderful Christmas gifts! The office will be closed for orders and queries from Monday 24th December to Monday 21st January, with last plant orders being sent on 18th December and the first ones for the new year on 22nd January. We are looking forward to an exciting family reunion, with our children meeting their English cousins for the first time in 10 years!

Check out our latest plants!

Elaeagnus x ebingeii CopyAfter adding about 60 new plants to our range last year we have added another 30 or so this year already and continue to add more - remember to keep checking the 'new products' page on the website or looking for these labels in the shops if you are local. As always we have chosen plants for their usefulness in your garden, not just their good looks, so if you are after nitrogen fixers, bee attractors, medicinal plants, drought hardy ground covers, look no further!