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


39. Te Popo Gardens & Accommodation

636 Stanley Rd, Stratford , 4394

Te Popo is a garden paradise set amongst 13 hectares of parkland with magnificent native trees, a 30m suspension
bridge, deep river gorges and birdsong as you stroll extensive forest trails. This Taranaki garden is magic for all the senses.

Exotic and coniferous trees create borders of every colour, form and shape, and the woodland features
a zoo of animal sculptures. Artist Janet Marshall will be painting in this idyllic setting during the garden festival
with artworks and gift pieces available to purchase. Accommodation and camping available, contact Amanda.

Event: Let’s go on Safari

Nestled in the mystical woodlands of Te Popo are 17 bronze statues waiting to be discovered. Bring the kids on an African Safari animal hunt. Read More >

Also In the area:

35. Merleswood

Merleswood, 6kms east of Stratford, is a magnificent garden with an abundance of rhododendrons, camellias, maples, oaks and elm trees. The gardens and pathways are filled with hostas, azaleas, spring bulbs and cottage plants. Read More >

36. Greenhills

This is a floral artist’s garden that cleverly incorporates a mixed perennial garden, shrubbery and a rockery with a bounty of treasures. Read More >

37. La Vie en Rose

This French-inspired courtyard garden in Eltham has a unique flair and style that offers places to sit and indulge. The original bank building guards La Vie en Rose from the front and features an eclectic design store in the old bank chambers. Read More >