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Take one step into Mary’s Place and you’ll be dazzled by colour, form and fascinating plants. This highly detailed and immaculate town garden reflects the lifelong gardening experience of Mary, who has been part of the festival since its inception in 1987. Read More >
It never ceases to amaze me the unwavering passion that flourishes among all of our proud gardeners. They really do work year round to prepare their properties for our visitors. So on behalf of them, I welcome you to the
32nd Taranaki Garden Festival for 2019.
From around the maunga, Taranaki will be serving up an assortment of gardens for you to feast your eyes on. We’ve kept the ‘Vegetable’ category on the plate and brought back the popular ‘Art in Gardens’ for you to
Our events programme is as stimulating as ever with the return of favourites with twists of added excitement. Twilight in Te Henui, Forgotten 43 Brewing Tour & Tasting and the Luncheon en Blanc with award-winning flower
show judge Kate Hillier
There’s also a chance to dance and dress in the allure, romance and frivolity of the garden gala themed event Mitre 10 - Flora and Fauna. Make sure you book your tickets early so you don’t miss
Lastly, we could not do any of this without the wonderful and generous support of our funders and sponsors. A sincere thank you to all of you who have supported this festival as it turns 32.
Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to Taranaki.
Taranaki Garden Festival Manager
The Juno Gin team are offering an opportunity to come and meet the makers at their New Plymouth distillery. The tour will give you a welcome cocktail, a behind-the-scenes look at how gin is made, the key botanicals, and glorious tastings of a range of their gins, including the yet-to-be-released Ltd Ed 2019 Spring Gin. Read More >
Hear expert planting advice from Chris as he tours you through his inner city garden Read More >
See how soil is built by layering carbon and nitrogen layers from waste materials from the home and garden in Dee Turner's urban permaculture garden. Read More >
Award-winning gardener is coming to the region for the first time.
NZ Gardener, Aug 2019