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07 November 2018

Well, we are nearly into summer & the North Westerly winds have started to blow here in Canterbury. I just hate them, they do so much damage & other than my face looking frustrated at the gusts of drying wind even the plants look completely over the constant barrage. It has been really dry and I think it may be time to start watering the garden. You are much better to water deeply less often than just a quick water frequently.
Our garden is full of Rhododendrons and delightfully with each year that passes they grow bigger & bigger. Some of them have now finished flowering so we all know that means its time to dead head them.  What a task!  I must admit to not doing all of ours, it just gets too overwhelming & time consuming but it really does help the plant. So in the next few weeks I will have my small snips out filling large buckets of sticky deadheads so that next spring we get another wonderful display of vibrant colour - it will be all worth it.


New Catalogue Coming Soon

13 August 2018

Our new Spring/Summer 2018 Catalogue is coming soon.   We will also be loading our new Catalogue onto the website in the next week so keep an eye out to avoid disappointment....

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NEW Catalogue Now Open

26 February 2018

Our new Autumn/Winter 2018 Catalogue is now available.   On the 6 March 2018 we posted our catalogue and up-loaded our website with over 500 plants so be in quick to avoid disappointment....

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NEW Spring/Summer Catalogue 2017 NOW OPEN

14 August 2017

Our new Spring/Summer Catalogue 2017 is now open. It is great to get our new catalogue underway but we really need more sunlight hours over the next few weeks to help the plants along and once the temperatures warm up the plants will be off....

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31 July 2017

Our new Spring/Summer 2017 Catalogue is coming soon.   You have probably noticed that we have currently removed most of the plants from our website.    In the next few weeks we will be posting our catalogues and updating our website with over 500 plants so keep an eye out to avoid disappointment....

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New Catalogue Coming Soon

02 February 2017

Our new Autumn/Winter 2017 Catalogue is coming soon.   We will also be loading our Spring flowering Bulb Catalogue onto our website in the next week so keep an eye out to avoid disappointment....

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Parva Plants Christmas Hours

08 December 2016

Just to let you know that last orders for Christmas delivery must be received by midday on 19th December and we will be closing midday 21 December. For your convenience you can still place orders 24/7 through our secure website and we will action these when we return in the New Year....

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Spring/Summer 2016 Catalogue Open

15 August 2016

Our new Spring/Summer Catalogue 2016 is now open.   You have probably noticed that we have a new website with a whole lot of new features that I will explain shortly.   In the mean time please feel free to browse the new site....

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Out with the old & in with the new

03 August 2016

We have currently closed our Autumn/Winter 2016 catalogue by making all of the plants on this website "Out of Stock". We just need a couple of weeks to re-organise the nursery and reload our computer systems with all of our new and exciting stock coming up in the Spring/Summer 2016 Catalogue that will in the post in the next few weeks....

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About Parva Plants

Parva Plants are suppliers of rare, unusual and hard to source plants to New Zealand home gardeners, and have done so since 1968. Owned by Greg and Jenny Tod, Parva Plants source plants globally that you don't find elsewhere. The product range is vast, including many succulents, bulbs, perennials, shrubs, accessories, giftware and more.

With our uniquely design packaging system plants are couriered throughout New Zealand and you can be assured that they all arrive in great condition.

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Address: PO Box 16-550 Christchurch 8441

Phone: 03 349 4918

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