Taranaki Garden Festival and Taranaki Arts Trail Official launch 15 July 2021
This large expansive country garden of contrasts has been a constantly developing labour of love for 28 years. It features numerous interesting elements ranging from contemporary twists to traditional aspects.
Includes two wetland areas, a woodland garden, a large collection of rhododendrons and hostas, outdoor living areas, a land-art garden, summer house and a Japanese-themed garden, plus many metres of local stone walls built by Leonie. There are surprises around every corner! Enjoy this park-like garden, but please do not take videos or photos of this private garden.
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 >
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 >