Simon and Elizabeth Cox
200 Egmont Street, Patea
06 273 8094
100 year old house on half acre town secti on. Easy access, children welcome. Lots of trees, birdhouses and quirky corners surrounding a 5m brick lighthouse and large aviary containing a pond. Bring your sense of humour, and you should fi nd something to put a smile on your face.
Alf & Bernie Christian
275 Glover Road, Hawera
06 278 6379 | 027 775 6912 |
Large town garden, heavily planted with lots of floral and foliage suitable for floral work. Family veggie garden with good variety of planti ng. How to get maximum out of space with veggies and fruit trees to make self-sufficient. Scale tracti on engines on display, plus other collectables. For Sale: Mapels, Magnolias, Fruit Trees and other landscape plants at reasonable rates. Limited parking between 2.30 - 3.15 as school is opposite.
Keith & Shirley Smith
269 Upper Katene Road, Normanby, Hawera
06 272 8200 / 027 696 1711
A large country garden featuring rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias, cherry trees, glass house and a walk in bird aviary. Sales table including hostas. Picnic area and toilet available.
Ross & Jan Dunlop
174 Ohawe Road, Hawera
06 278 5839 | 027 243 5981
Established farm garden, character home built in 1937, sea views, bush walk, wool shed, art exhibiti on works for sale. Fundraising for community Lysaght Watt Gallery Hawera. Picnics welcome.
Kurt & Tanya Phillips
16 Albert Street, Hawera
06 278 8261 | 027 274 5765
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Your chance to come and visit our nursery in acti on. See behind the scenes of how we propagate and grow plants to supply local garden centres and the Taranaki regional council for the riparian plant scheme. As a horti culture tutor Tanya is full of knowledge and would be more than happy to share some with you. Plants available for sale.
34 Douglas Street, Hawera
06 278 3629 | 021 026 41441 |
A large garden in progress a beauti ful brick bungalow surrounded by mature tress to give us scope wonderful garden that is a litt le bit diff erent. Admire the trunk of the chestnut tree & see what you can see! Bring your children to see the fairies in the garden. Lots of under planti ng through out. Refreshments available. Sit down & relax with a hot cup of tea & a cupcake that is creati vely delicious, these are made by litt le miss cup-cakes.
Nigel & Teresa Ogle
401 Ohangai Road, Hawera
Extensive display of maori and colonial history, using life size and scale models, with comprehensive accompanying arti fact collecti on. Entry to the museum includes access to Farm Power Hall featuring the Bruce Alexander Collecti on of tractors, implements, military vehicles and other general farm machinery. Bus group by arrangement outside these hours.
Michael & Jane Burroughs
37 Flint Road West, Stratford
The Ortons is an eclecti c mix of mature trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals in an acre of grounds just off Stratf ord’s main road near the show-grounds. A pond, small rusti c cott age and fruit and vegetable garden add interest. Owners Jane and Mike have only lived here for two years but are building on the foundati ons laid by previous owners and adding their own ideas and planti ng style.
SH3, Stratford South
06 765 5399
Welcome to 10 acres of Taranaki heritage! View historic buildings from 1850’s, machinery, vintage tractors, stati onary engines and working water wheel. Visit Stratf ord Hospital Museum, Tariki and Opunake Railway Stati ons, Agricultural Barn, Stratf ord Courthouse, Mangatoki Church and Village Forge. Ride the rails on the “Pioneer Express”. Shakee Pear Café open from 8am. Children’s playground.
393 Pembroke Street, Stratford (towards the mountain, from SH3)
06 765 8641 | 027 216 2564
Taranaki’s largest trebuchet is fi red daily on request and at 9:15pm each night with a fi re bomb. Vintage tractors & car. Doe & roadless replicas. 1905 power stati on. NZ bank notes & coins. Maori artefacts, roadmans hut & stati onary baler. Fun for the kids – swing bridge, secret tunnel, seesaw, novelty bikes & Jacobs ladder. Check out the view from the loo!
59 Fenton Street, Stratford
Come stroll around my outdoor/indoor studio and view my stunning display of weatherproof photos on corrugated iron. Vibrant images of Mt Egmont, Flowers, old buildings, cars and a lot more. NEW carved garden art. NEW fretwork, NEW smaller artworks.
33 Lysander Street, Stratford
06 765 7704
An interesti ng garden with nati ve and mature trees, variety of clipped hedges, rhododendrons, camellias, shrubs, perennials and hostas off set by large lawns. Featuring a fountain, waterfall and ponds. Wheelchair friendly, toilet, parking for cars and buses on street.
Heather & Earl Mosen
25 Pembroke Road, Stratford
A mature one and a half acre town garden with steps leading down to a stream and an extensively planted bog garden. Primulas, Iris, Hosta’s, Solomon’s seat etc. Onto shade gardens featuring ligularis, corydalis, convalloria surrounding a pond. Plants for sale. Open from Labour weekend unti l the end of the festi val.
Corner Fenton and Portia Streets, Stratford
06 765 6099
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The Ted McCullough Rhododendron Dell is the best public collecti on and display of rhododendrons in Taranaki with a fantasti c layout and clear labelling throughout. It has a lovely ambience and is very accessible for all with the added bonus of the Carrington Walkway. The Carrington Walkway is a local riverside walk which follows the river as it wends its way through the township. See the tui and wood pigeons amongst the nati ve and exoti c trees and you might even catch a glimpse of a brown trout from the foot bridges.
1103 Opunake Road, Stratford
06 764 6133
“The Possum Factory” We tan, manufacture and retail possum fur and leather products. We have an extensive range of possum rugs and pillows, fur scarves, hats and footwear. Exclusive fashion designed leather garments including jackets and coats. Also stock possum merino knitwear.
Karen & Tony Waterson
100 East Road, Stratford
06 765 5133
Fields in full fl ower mid December to early February. Enjoy the fragrance of lavender at our working lavender farm. Browse our shop for lavender products, art and wood turned items. Enjoy an espresso coff ee, tea and food in our café. Tours of disti llery by arrangement. Toilet. Parking for cars/busses. 2/12 kms on Forgott en World Highway SH43 East of Stratf ord.
Philip & Rosemary Austi n
17 Hinau Street, Inglewood
Perennial borders with large selecti on of plants, rhodos, clivias, hostas, maple, shadehouse full of plants, screen wall of miniature houses, shed full of old tractors, collecti on of model tractors, wheelchair friendly. Plants and craft s for sale.
Lillian & Colin Hall
1216 Main North Road, Urenui
Herbs-garden, plants products. Over a 150 herbs grown & used in all natural products. Try before you buy, lavender, short bread, herb-fl avoured biscuits, oils & vinegars, hand & skin repair creams, shampoo & conditi oners, herbal teas & cordials with no sugar. Home of the Country Craft ers with a craft & quilt shop on site. Plants and products for sale. Member of NZMCAPOP.
Maureen & Mervyn Saywell
2 Koromiko Street, Inglewood
A medium town garden full of surprises featuring numerous “rooms” as you walk down the driveway climbing roses, irises and delphiniums greet you. The garden features a variety of plants, roses, maples, rho9dodendrons and perennial with a well tended vegetable garden, shade houses with hanging baskets and water features. Also inviti ng seat areas for the weary. Please park on the street. Bus Tour by arrangement.
Terry & Mary Foreman
1265 Mountain Road, Inglewood
06 756 7983
Flora & fauna combine with a large garden to provide a peaceful sanctuary, with something of interest for everyone. Kids love the animals, quirky garden ornaments and bridges on the lake walk. Recent additi ons are avaries & a newly developed lakeside area. Picnics welcome. Alpaca & souvenir shop. Wedding bookings invited. Tour & other groups by appointment.
Irene & Ian Surrey
11 Cracroft Street, Waitara
06 754 7064
We grow and sell a large variety of succulents and yuccas, also sell cycad palms. We welcome you to share our love of these plants. Come and feel free to browse and purchase from our large shade house. Wander through our rock garden to see how they can be grown. Also for sale, wooden painted garden Pukeko’s and a great range of children’s wooden toys ideal for presents. Chilled water and sweets available.
591 Otaraoa Road, Waitara
591 Otaraoa Road, Waitara 06 754 6672
Wander through out medium-sized family, country garden with vege gardens. It’s informal, exciti ng, interesti ng and organic. As a landscape garden designer I have made sure to fcreat a low-maintenance garden. The view over the orchard is spectacular. Taste and buy our macadamia nut product in the garden. We share a driveway with the “Jury Garden”. Please drive all the way down and park at our property.
John & Val Grigg
27 Ngapapa Street, Urenui
We are delighted to welcome garden visitors for 2012. We have an interesti ng variety of sub-tropical’s, colourful roses, tree begonias and nati ves. The garden provides a backdrop for our handcraft ed garden features which are available for sale. We are just off the main highway with our sign at the motel corner. Ample street parking. Café and public toilets adjacent. Admission free.
Mark & Louise Walters
1587 Main Road, Uruti
Marlou’s owners created a silk purse from a sow’s ear. Over 20 years they have transformed a dilapidated house and barren fi eld in the Uriti rural setti ng, into a wonderful idyllic environment. Wandering through beauti ful planti ngs including original cott age fl owers, hollyhocks, roses, daisies, lavenders, bringing bursts of colour amongst maturing trees.
Colin & Viv Honnor
375 Waitara Road, RD3, New Plymouth
06 754 7186
A large collecti on of over 40 tractors, hay bailers, ploughs, water pumps and stati onery engines. Some fully restored, some on the “to do up” list. Bus tours welcome, plenty of parking. Tea and coff ee available. Toilet. Wheelchair access.
Jocelyn & Colin Clarke
48 Kairau Road West
06 755 1597 | 027 555 4131
Peaceful, att racti ve gardens with mature trees, spacious lawns, formal rose, knot, Fleur-de-lis, Zen gardens and bouti que vineyard. Then taste our delicious Mountain Road Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir wines, The Phoenix Morris Dancers perform on Sundays at 3pm. Well known landscape arti st Merv Turner will be painti ng and exhibiti ng. Mountain Road wine and manuka honey for sale. Eft pos.
Peer & Merry Sorensen
278 Tikorangi Road East, Waitara
06 754 4500
Come and visit NZ’s leading grower of beauti ful clemati s. We have varieti es you don’t fi nd in your local garden centre. Especially summer fl owering Viti cellas and Texensis. Check our “Belle of Taranaki”, “Phyllis Diller” & “Annifrid” Looking forward to seeing you. Nursery Closed Friday 2 Nov. to Monday 5 Nov. Mail order specialist.
487 Mokau Road, SH3, 4km North of Urenui
Mike’s Tasti ng Room and Café welcomes all garden visitors to come and relax, take a load off , sample some award winning beer or wine or enjoy an organic coff ee or juice. From morning or aft ernoon tea to a hearty lunch. Our gardens are sti ll developing with food being the common thread. Free stop over for NZMCA members, plenty of turning room and parking for buses. Our staff are the friendliest in Taranaki. Bus tour by arrangement only.
544 Mountain Road, New Plymouth
06 752 0868
A large country garden featuring mature examples of many of the trees and shrubs for sale. Come and have a wander. You will be amazed at Taranaki’s best selecti on of Rhododendrons, Japanese maples, hostas, Davidias, crab apples and fruit trees. Toilet and plenty of parking available.
John & Rosemary Lucas
333 Upland Road, New Plymouth
06 755 2273 | 027 416 4131
A large country garden set on diff erent levels with spacious lawns complementi ng our old restored home. Front entrance features a formal garden with box hedging. The rest of the garden is a selecti on of mixed planti ng of Rhodo’s, Alzaleas, Roses, Specimen, Trees, Perennials, Grown cover borders, raised vegetable garden, fish ponds, toilets, parking on roadside, Devon shire teas, available a good selecti on of plants for sale.
Ron & Dawn Peck
143 Parklands Ave, Bell Block
06 755 1150
If you love colour and beauty you will be overcome with the romance this garden brings to you. There are roses galore, along with rhododendrons including vireya rhododendrons and orchids. The hydroponic house and vegetable plot are must sees. Finally view the hidden conservatory our mini Pukekura park.
Ian & Sue Taylor
19 Dolphin Parade, Bell Block
06 755 2312 | 027 817 5109 |
Over 200 bromeliads, a large variety of succulents, cycads and other palms are what our beauti fully, wellmanicured, coastal secti on consists of, with our own stainless steel wind feature. We welcome you to a cuppa and a wander around at your leisure. Bromeliad and succulent sales and silk orchids on canvas available. Ample street parking. Bus Tour by arrangement.
Allan & Lorraine Inch
10 Ludlow Place, Bell Block
06 755 1515
Garden is made up of three town secti ons, ¾ acre. Every tree and shrub on the property has been planted in the last 29 years, about 8000 in all. Approximately 100 vireya rhododendrons, 350 camellias, palms and cycads are part of what I would call a man’s large, cott age garden. We are lucky to be next to a council wildlife park set aside for birds. The name Pai Rawa Atu means “the perfect place or spot” and I think you will agree. Parking on street only.
Trevor Creagh – Caretaker
13 Kent Road (opp Lake Mangamahoe), New Plymouth
Ph 06 752 2845
Agriculture, vintage barn, stati onery engines. Old aviati on systems (plane), printi ng press, trucks, cars, oil and gas miniature display, Motonui project, marine items, ti n mill.
Beth & John Gow
81 Belt Road, New Plymouith
06 758 8160
As fi rst-ti me entrants we look forward to welcoming you to our garden. Centrally located, it is compact and includes interesti ng litt le rooms with an extensive selecti on of shrubs and plants. An att racti ve fi sh pond is home to our fi sh family. Take in the sea and port views and wander down the woodland path to the street below. Parking on roadside only. Entry up shared drive.
288 Courtenay Street, New Plymjouth
06 753 4498
The quaint and historic Te Henui Vicarage, built in 1846 as the residence for the fi rst vicar of St. Mary’s and Holy Trinity churches, takes pride of place in this simple, easycare garden and provides gallery space for the clay arti sts of New Plymouth Pott ers. Indoor and garden pott ery for sale. Scheduled pott ery demonstrati ons. Phone to confi rm demonstrati on ti mes.
Sharon & Fred King
1268 Egmont Road, Egmont Village
06 752 2762 | 027 545 4509 |
Take a wander across open lawns and along ti dy borders. Explore four years of gradual extensions on this 1.5 acre lifestyle block. Enjoy the shade of established trees with a variety of underplanti ngs, and two sunny fi shponds. Lots of places to sit and relax, in or out of the sun. Please park on the roadside.
979 Egmont Road, New Plymouth
06 752 2846 | 027 752 2846 |
Viv’s arti sti c DIy atti tude show’s throughout her everchanging large country garden that she has created. Many areas of interest include nati ve plants, rhodo’s, children’s playground, water features, vege garden, and picnic area. Free tea & coff ee. Children, campervans, buses welcome. A donati on from entry fee will be made to Burwood Spinal Unit. Display of butt er wrappers. Bus tours welcome by arrangements.
Margaret & Barrie Stening
11 Chatswood Grove, New Plymouth
06 757 8890 | 027 290 6349 |
A medium size, town secti on containing a series of border gardens with a mixture of mature trees and young shrubs including vireya rhododendrons. View colonies of Chatham Island forget-me-nots fl ourishing alongside hellebores and hostas. Stunning heucheras, an extensive array of succulents and an innovati ve vegetable patch create further interest.
John & Trish McDonald
1327 S.H. 45, R D 4, New Plymouth
06 752 7416
Our garden includes a variety of diff erent areas, with gentle curving paths linking together for a meandering walk. Starti ng at the entrance, Japanese Garden, Forest, Pond and on to the Flower Garden, passing the animals on the way, something diff erent at every corner. With a variety of plants, shrubs and trees, sit under the shadey willow and take in views of the sea. Enjoy!
Jo & John Bublitz
29 Nevada Drive, Merrilands, New Plymouth
29 Nevada Drive, Merrilands, New Plymouth
This will be your last chance to visit our prett y mid-sized city garden with a number of ever changing rooms on diff erent levels with roses, perennials, trees in a woodland setti ng and unusual water features. Relax a while with complimentary tea and coff ee, enjoy new generati on licorice for sale. Browse in our studio selling quality garden ornaments. Something for everyone.
Jennifer & Mac Paterson
48 Saxton Road, New Plymouth
Doune is a 1.5 acre garden, 5mins from NP. Designed and planted by the late Les Taylor. 40 year old planti ngs of rhodos, camelia, pieris and magnolias create a wonderful framework. There is water lily pond fed by small waterfalls and a bog area with a sweep of rhodos/azaleas and rengarengas. Louisiana iris, hostas and asti be edge the streams. A rural haven to be explored and enjoyed. Please park on the road.
Lyn & Nevil Topliss
59 Somerset Street, New Plymouth
A very tranquil garden that is only 8 years old with 95% being nati ve plants. Meandering pathways lead you to diff ering frames of planti ngs. From ferns to clipped hedging’s to Dendroseris litoralis to numerous weepers to 60 fruit trees to a mondo grass lawn.
Janet & Dave Quay
205 Surrey Hill Road, Oakura
06 752 7654
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Mature old trees, park like grounds surround Surrey Cott age. With a sea view, this rural vista is not to be missed. A bit of everything in this garden, Roses, Hydrangeas, Hostas, this garden is always evolving. Come sit, relax, wander, picnic or bring a wine, enjoy the ambience that the owners love. Rusti c garden art for sale by Chris Read, Wildcat Café.
Jeanett e Taylor
219 Devon Street West, New Plymouth
06 754 6068
New Plymouth Cactus & Succulent Society Show Spectacular. Open 27 October to 4 November. Come and view these unusual plants and have a chat to club members. Amazing variety of plants for sale. Off road parking.
72 Liardet Street (Opposite Fire Stati on)
06 758 8568
Gardens enhancing Historic Church building, the north side of church has landmark Palm Trees illuminated at night. The garden’s lovingly tended each week by volunteers, picturesque with its variety of fl ora and fauna. you can also come inside to view the fl oral work and artwork by the Faith Family, relax in the peaceful surroundings with a cuppa before heading off to another venue.
56 Shelter Grove, New Plymouth
56 Shelter Grove, New Plymouth
Hidden garden paradise, peaceful and quite with a multi tude of interesti ng plants, based on a cott age garden theme with a mosaic of colour, small vegetable garden with fruit trees. Situated on a secluded elevated ½ acre secti on bordering farm land with nati ve bush and mountain views. The garden and outdoor living has been designed and grown for maximum enjoyment even with a swing seat.
Beth & Jack Martin
625 Frankley Road, New Plymouth
06 753 4204
Vintage tractors under restorati on: Internati onal, David Brown, Fordson and Freguson. A whiskey bott le collecti on model cars and tractors and other memorabilia. Come and get your hands dirty. Bus and car parking. Tea / coff ee and scones available.
143 Newell Road, Okato
06 752 4058
7 acres of tranquil gardens with large pond and historic woolshed. Garden picnics welcome, hot water available and free tea, coff ee and biscuits in the woolshed. Open fi rst weekend only.
Robyn & Dennis Chard
3 Napier Street, Opunake
06 761 8652
Our interesti ng garden is situated 100m from the Opunake beach cliff top, and has stunning views of the sea. There is a beachy theme throughout and good use has been made of stones. Admire the lovely stone-wall, garden structures and water feature, which is situated in a back court yard. We have a variety of plants, including pick-ables, larger textured specimens, and lots of pots. During the festi val there will be fl oral designs placed through-out the garden. Plants for sale – parking on the street. Bed & Breakfast accommodati on available.
Les & Rose Ratahi
10 Hughson Place, Opunake 4616
06 761 8809
You cannot see me from the street. I am 1/3 of an acre with 5 boundaries, the smallest is the front. Planted in a wide variety of trees, shrubs, roses, etc, with colour to suit each area. Hidden pathways conceal some of me from instant view. Come and enjoy out someti mes wind blown haven. Cars use street entrance, buses and campers please use sign posted entrance off Ihaia Road. Plants for sale.
Kevin & Wilma Crawford
16 Heaphy Road, Opunake 4616
06 761 7108
Small, well manicured town garden with lots of colour, 2 water features. Hand painted china on display and for sale.
Sharon & Andrew Gooch
5439 Main South Road, Opunake
06 763 8330
Come and share our peaceful relaxing garden with sweeping curves, mature trees;yellow pine, ginko, dogwoods, rhodos, nati ves, lots of colour. Also walk down memory lane called “yester year with a fl air” Walk through cowshed, old worldly toilet, an assortment of Clydesdale gear. Bush walk area with nati ve birds plus water features. Hot water available and picnic area for your lunch. Road side parking.
69 Kauae Street, Manaia
06 274 9436
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Cara Cott age Nursery specialises in growing Perennial garden plants for the gardeners of NZ. Plants are available by Mail Order NZ wide. For our on-line colour catalogue visit www.caracott agenursery.co.nz or select form the benches when you visit. You can see many of the plants growing in our supporti ng garden. Nursery open 17 Oct to 17 Nov 2012. Other ti mes by arrangement. Donati ons appreciated to Alzheimers Research if not buying plants.
Rowan & Trish Kelly
2940 Eltham Road, R D 32, Opunake 4682
06 761 8110
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Back in the Fringe this year with our decorati ve pieces for your outdoor rooms. We have an eclecti c mix of garden and shed arts, useful as well as decorati ve things suitable for gardeners at Christmas ti me, including a working display of Woodzys Rocking Chairs, hand craft ed using NZ ti mber for genuine relaxati on. Also featuring a new area dedicated to food plots using recycled & low cost ways of growing good food. Call in and enjoy a surprise or two. We look forward to your visit. Plants for sale.