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October update: The final gardens for 2020 are revealed…
Moa Gardens  &  Summit Lodge

This two day, self-drive garden tour features beautiful and unique gardens in the Wairarapa.

We’re excited to bring you old favourites and some new gardens that have never been open to the public before!

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Wairarapa Garden Tour

REVEALED 2020 GARDENS

Summit Lodge

Summit Lodge

From paddock to native oasis in 12 years. The Summit Lodge in Gladstone shows how rural plantings create a rewarding low maintenance garden.

Bus FriendlyBYO picnicToilet available

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Moa Gardens

Moa Gardens

Transforming a bare paddock to a formal garden with 1000 irises has taken gardener and painter Allison Hudson on a colourful journey.

BYO picnicSales available

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Kererū

Kererū

Kererū is a garden journey of three parts; regenerating forest, restoring waterway, fruit., berry and vegetable garden. Wairarapa Garden Tour 2020

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Grand Illusions 2020

Grand Illusions 2020

This small 800 square metre garden packs a punch. Though small in area, it’s grand in stature and finds space for a series of themed rooms ranging in style from colonial to contemporary, with an orangerie and Balinese shrine.

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Muddy Boots Allotment

Muddy Boots Allotment

Muddy Boots Allotment is new to the 2020 Wairarapa Garden Tour. It is a cottage garden and productive allotment full of charm and character.

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Tikara Country Gardens 2020

Tikara Country Gardens 2020

Perched on the Eastern hills behind Carterton with panoramic views is Tikara Country Gardens. Two years on from its debut opening in 2018, the perennial paddock garden is flourishing.

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Garden for Life 2020

Garden for Life 2020

Two years on from Garden for Life’s debut opening, this compact urban garden is increasing and diversifying its production.

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Mara Manu

Mara Manu

Over forty years, Miles and Maria Fairburn have developed their exposed hillside garden in Featherston to finally realise their goal – a bird haven.

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46 WW

46 WW

46 WW showcases clever garden design to connect the home with its outdoor space.

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Dogwood HALL

Dogwood HALL

With a natural flair for design, Lorraine created her courtyard garden with a love of nature, colour and symmetry in mind. Wairarapa Garden Tour 2020

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Hattenburn 2020

Hattenburn 2020

Over 15 years, Malcolm and Anna-Marie have transformed Hattenburn from a bare paddock into a lush oasis of native bush.

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Dead Rabbits Run

Dead Rabbits Run

Dead Rabbits Run is a South Wairarapa garden with remnant forest its owners are aiming to restore.

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Longbush Cottage

Longbush Cottage

Luke is excited about opening Longbush Cottage to the public for the first time, to support Pūkaha, as part of the 2020 Wairarapa Garden Tour. On arrival you’ll be greeted by the white garden, iceberg roses underplanted with a combination of white flowers and silver foliage to contrast with the dark grey of the 1890’s cottage.

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