Taranaki Garden Festival and Taranaki Arts Trail Official launch 15 July 2021

30. Oakley Garden

79 Lower Normanby Rd, Manaia, 4678

Festival stalwart and trained horticulturist, Jenny’s garden has opened to visitors for the full 33 years. Just 2km from the exposed coastline, her towering shelter belt hedges are an important characteristic for the thriving garden.

Features brick walls and pillars, cottage style plantings, early flowering roses, a vegetable potager and the remarkable hanging baskets for which she is renowned. Plants for sale, complimentary tea/coffee.

Featured in the April 2019 Your Home and Garden magazine.

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