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30. Sanderson Garden

1961 South Rd

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. Expansive lawns and established garden beds are set amongst sheltering maples, a weeping elm and a towering walnut tree. Many sculptures and ornaments feature throughout, including two ‘lady sphinxes’ who welcome visitors to the garden.

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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 >

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 >

31. Oakley Garden

Join festival stalwart Jenny Oakley who has entered her garden into the festival for the full 33 years. Read More >