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

31. Oakley Garden

79 Normanby Rd

Festival stalwart and trained horticulturist, Jenny’s garden has opened to visitors for the full 34 years. Just 2km from the exposed coastline, her towering shelter-belt hedges are an important characteristic for the thriving garden. Features brick walls and pillars, cottage style plantings, early flowering roses, a vegetable potager and the remarkable hanging baskets for which she is renowned. Plants for sale, complimentary tea/coffee. Featured in Home and Garden magazine and NZ Gardener 2020. EVENT: Mitre 10 Garden Speaker Series 

Hanging Baskets Demonstration Read More >

Also In the area:

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 >

29. Openlands Country Garden

Mt Taranaki is the dramatic backdrop for the garden and provides a magical setting for special moments and garden outings. Read More >

30. Sanderson Garden

With spectacular views of Taranaki Maunga, this 5-star garden, as rated by NZGT, is a lush sanctuary of nikau palms, camellias, roses and a selection of perennials, including many salvias. Read More >