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Dates for the 2024 tour: 9-10th November!

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This spring, discover the vibrant colors and serene landscapes of South Wairarapa.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of carefully curated gardens, offering inspiration with their unique blend of flora, fauna and sculptures.

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REVEALED 2023 GARDENS

14 stunning gardens from last year’s tour

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Toilet

Refreshments

BYO picnic

Sales available

Wheelchair

Wheelchair accessible

Bus friendly

Bus friendly

Refreshments

Toilet

BYO picnic

Sales available

Wheelchair

Wheelchair accessible

One-Three-One

One-Three-One

This garden has it all, space, curved mature gardens, fruit and olive trees and a wonderful home veggie garden. There is a small regenerating bush block away from the garden and 100’s of native plants potted up in the small nursery. We love this garden for its natural beauty.

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GROW Community Gardens

GROW Community Gardens

In this garden tourers will find practical ideas and inspiration for their home garden with a variety of vegetables, herbs, berries, espaliered fruit trees, companion plants, potatoes growing in coffee sacks, no dig lasagne gardening, compost making, worm farm, bug hotels and chicken enrichment ideas

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The Landing at Homebush

The Landing at Homebush

This established garden spans two hectares featuring ivy clad arches, sculptures, a gazebo and a selection of heritage apple test varieties along with a huge variety of other fruit and nut trees. The woodland walkway is the current project and has progressed since The Landing at Homebush was last on tour.

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Heelers Retreat

Heelers Retreat

This garden has plenty of space for the owner’s Australian Cattle Dogs to run, as well as 106 beautiful scented roses. Conical conifers reminiscent of English estate-style planting contrast with the New Zealand native plantings around the in-ground pool.

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Jenny’s Garden

Jenny’s Garden

Walk through this elegantly designed entrance, over the hand-built stone bridge and into a beautifully landscaped garden designed to complement the architecturally designed home and bring together the existing mature trees.

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Chris’s Garden

Chris’s Garden

This woodland garden reflects Chris, his hard work, care and passion. Chis loves the creativity and design of gardening, it is a sanctuary to discard worldly issues and a place to relax, connect and seek peace. With surprises at every turn this garden is a treasure and will delight.

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La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita

Enjoy La Dolce Vita (the sweet life) at this stunning park-like garden that has a bit of everything – woodland park, seasonal flowering, box hedges, a duck-filled pond and a rural outlook that is only minutes from town!
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Kate’s Garden

Kate’s Garden

Tiny but mighty! This Garden takes a unique view to using a small space that is easy to maintain. It captures music, movement and light making the most of its small size all in a soft earthy palette complementing the cedar home.
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Wheelchair accessible

Patiki Kūkūwai – The water meadow

Patiki Kūkūwai – The water meadow

Self-sufficiency is possible – enter the grounds of Patiki Kūkūwai to be inspired by 30 years of interesting plantings, mature orchards an abundance of vegetables and admire the beauty reflected in the cottage garden.
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Tarata 2023

Tarata 2023

A firm favourite returns – the stunning Tarata with its formal hedges, rustic recycling, extensive natives and wildflower borders. Go forest bathing in the Tōtara forest or sit and soak in the beauty on seats scattered everywhere.
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The Paddock

The Paddock

3 acres of home owner landscaped garden featuring more than 200 roses, including a scented rose avenue, box hedges, mature curved gardens filled with plants, and beautifully kept lawns.
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Nithsdale

Nithsdale

Take a journey at Nithdale through Scotland, England, South Africa and native New Zealand at this lovely property featuring a croquet green, water lily filled pond and a row of quaking aspens whispering in the wind.
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Halford Hideaway

Halford Hideaway

This stunning expansive garden spans more than seven hectares including three wetland ponds, a sunken garden and a QEII Trust covenanted area of open space. It’s a restful sanctuary to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.
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