Thank you to everyone who visited our gardens and attended our events for the 2021 Taranaki Garden Festival.

Kia Ora!

Nau mai haere mai

We want to send a huge thank you to everyone who visited our gardens and attended our events for 2021 Taranaki Garden Festival. 

Despite the challenges, we are thrilled to have been able to open our glorious gardens, backyards and art studios this year for our ten-day festival.

New visitors and many long-time festival fans enjoyed and explored our beautiful gardens, incredible art studios and stunning region.

On behalf of our festival and gardening whanau, we want to thank you for being part of our 34th festival.

 

We hope you enjoyed the festival. Thank you for making 2021 so memorable! We are already planning next year's festival, the 35th Taranaki Garden Festival, so save the date October 28th- November 6th

 

Nau mai, haere mai, see you in the gardens next spring!

Taranaki Garden Festival Manager Tetsu Garnett

Show us your Blooms

Purchase a limited edition Bloom T-shirt and show your festival love when you're out and about in the gardens. Choose from Navy, Indigo, or Coal.

43. Art Garden

An enclosed woodland garden with rooms all unified by box hedging. See original art, a topiary conifer creature, various sculptures, and a unique ivy circle all surrounded by natives and mature trees.  Read More >

Featured Gardens

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28. Boxwood

Set in lush countryside with mountain views, this is a gem of a garden. Boxwood’s charm comes from its many garden rooms and is a haven for plant lovers and garden designers. Read More >

28. Boxwood

Set in lush countryside with mountain views, this is a gem of a garden. Boxwood’s charm comes from its many garden rooms and is a haven for plant lovers and garden designers. Read More >

32. Gravetye

Gravetye is a formal garden that celebrates the simplicity of mass green planting. Wander along the perennial border, pass the sunken vegetable garden, the reflection pool, the pleached limes & the laburnum arch, which all radiate from the house.  Read More >

32. Gravetye

Gravetye is a formal garden that celebrates the simplicity of mass green planting. Wander along the perennial border, pass the sunken vegetable garden, the reflection pool, the pleached limes & the laburnum arch, which all radiate from the house.  Read More >

10. Sequoia Steps

A tranquil inner city hideaway orientated to comfortable outdoor living. Read More >

10. Sequoia Steps

A tranquil inner city hideaway orientated to comfortable outdoor living. Read More >

2021 Taranaki Garden Festival Digital Programme

Enticing Events

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Discover Taranaki Events Home, Garden and Foodie Tour

Discover Taranaki Events Home, Garden and Foodie Tour

A behind the scenes tour which features two fabulous private New Plymouth homes and two local food producers. Read More >

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Discover Taranaki Events Wine Tasting Beyond the Black Gates

Discover Taranaki Events Wine Tasting Beyond the Black Gates

Nestled on the edges of the urbanscape of New Plymouth, Black Gates is a unique property that boasts features of a country lifestyle retreat, with the convenience of city living. Read More >

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SOLD OUT! Discover Taranaki Events Toi Toi and River Rocks Workshop

SOLD OUT! Discover Taranaki Events Toi Toi and River Rocks Workshop

If you have never painted before or you need a bit of a kick start to improve your skills join Jayeta in her home studio for a fun day of painting. Read More >

Jules Mathews

Tired of those annual battles with weeds, thrips, aphids or diseases? Or perhaps you are concerned about the amount of chemicals you use in the garden? Do you find yourself repeating the same treatments year after year? Read More >

Jenny Oakley

Hanging baskets are fun and simple to do if you follow a few basic rules. Read More >

Abbie Jury

For over a decade, Mark and Abbie have been looking at modern trends in perennial gardening. Read More >

 

Our festival programme and map are designed to help you explore our beautiful gardens, art studios and other regional attractions with ease!


Order your FREE 2021 Garden Festival Programme and Map today so you can plan your itinerary before you arrive!