Thank you to our 2019 gardeners and visitors we are looking forward to seeing you during our 2020 garden festival!

25. Oakley Garden

79 Lower Normanby Rd, Manaia, 4678

Join festival stalwart Jenny Oakley who has entered her garden into the festival for the full 32 years. Just 2km from an exposed coastline, shelter is an important aspect for the Oakley Garden. Features include brick walls and pillars, cottage-style plantings, early flowering roses, vegetable potager and the remarkable hanging baskets for which she is renowned.

Oakley featured in Your Home and Garden in April 2019. Plants for sale, complimentary tea/coffee.

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EVENT: Garden Speaker Series

See Jenny’s demonstration on how she creates her remarkable hanging baskets. Read More >

EVENT: Garden Speaker Series

Join festival veteran Jenny Oakley in her garden for a talk on propagating plants and pick up some hot tips. Read More >

Also In the area:

24. Sanderson Garden

Sanderson Garden is a rural garden rated four stars by the NZ Gardens Trust. The lush sanctuary of nikau palms, colourful perennials, camellias, and native grasses give way to spectacular views of Mt Taranaki. Read More >

26. Hollard Gardens

Established in the fertile rural landscape south of Mt Taranaki by renowned plantsman Bernie Hollard in the 1920s, this property boasts a plant collection of national importance. Read More >

27. Openlands

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