Our garden blog

In the spring/summer season we’ve begun experiencing, the heat and the drying winds tend to be challenging for all soil, particularly garden mixes. But help is at hand! Here is our summer ‘rescue’ programme. Read more


Waikato FleckOur Waikato Fleck (also known as Hoki Poki stone) is one of our most popular pebbles for landscaping. Its warm colour tones - shades of brown, cream and gold work well with wooden edging or sleepers, metal elements such as corten steel and make modern house colours such as black and grey stand out.

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Be in to win one of two bumper summer prize packs from Centrals! Each prize pack includes a free trailer load of black decorative mulch, five 40L bags of garden mix, 1 pack of Turfmaster Gold 4L and 1 bottle of Aquaticus Organic Garden Booster 2L. All you have to do is 'like' our page and message us your contact email address! Read more

The past 20 years has seen a shift towards organic products that promote good biological activity in the soil and the growth of strong, healthy plants. Central Landscapes have a comprehensive range of organic products for those who wish to garden without chemicals, whether it’s growing organic food at home, or creating a more natural environment in the garden.


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Be in to win a trailer load of Living Earth Garden Mix! All you need to do is 'like' the Centrals FB or Instagram pages and post a comment about why you'd like some garden mix. There are three trailer-loads to be won!  Entries close Sunday 27 Sept. Full terms...

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Ok, the title might be tongue in cheek, but Auckland lawn lovers would do well to heed the advice we’ve just received from our turf professionals: “Get your lawns sorted early in the spring season – these water restrictions may be here to stay through summer”. You can build ‘lawn...

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Installing a simple field drain beneath lawn areas can help eliminate excess water on your property and minimise those boggy patches. Here's some step by step instructions for laying a simple field drain. For more complex drainage jobs - we recommend getting in a professional landscaper or drainage specialist. Read more

Enter the Centrals 'We Dig Dogs' Competition and be in to win a pack of Kaimata Dog Treats and a $ 150 Centrals Voucher. Just take a photo of your pooch in your garden and post to our Facebook page! Read more

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Here are five top reasons why you need to apply compost to your garden! Read more