Taranaki Garden Festival and Taranaki Arts Trail Official launch 15 July 2021
This French-inspired courtyard garden in Eltham has a unique flair and style that offers places to sit and indulge. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic lunch or bottle of wine and enjoy the surrounds. The original bank building guards ‘La Vie en Rose’ from the street and the refurbished bank manager’s residence, which has featured in NZ House & Garden and other magazines, is home to Mark and Barbara.
The Bank features an eclectic design store and exhibition space for Mark’s photography and will also be open during the Garden Festival.
This large expansive country garden of contrasts has been a constantly developing labour of love for 28 years. Read More >
This vibrant, colourful garden is framed by a canopy of deciduous trees. Rhododendrons and viburnums flower in profusion. Collections of hostas and heuchera interplay in the filtered light areas giving a sense of peace and timelessness. Read More >