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Holbrook Forest Garden

Holbrook Forest Garden

Holbrook Forest Garden The Holbrook family have bold plans to convert their 2.46 hectare farmland paddocks into an organic food forest and flower farm. Planting began in earnest in 2016 with visionary Heidi at the helm.The farm was originally part of Carterton’s...
Awariki

Awariki

Awariki Over 35 years Awariki (little river) has evolved from an old farm cottage into a family home and ornamental garden with stunning specimen trees. Paper birches line the driveway of David and Lesley Marsh’s five-hectare lifestyle block. The bulk of the farm was...
Native Tree Garden

Native Tree Garden

Native Tree Garden Fourteen years ago Phil Keinzley had a vision to turn four hectares of farmland into a native tree garden to bring the birds, insects and eels to his land. Though he often takes local gardening groups through his garden, this is the first time it...
The Roundhouse

The Roundhouse

The Roundhouse Over 19 years Brett Harman has channelled his creativity into a unique one and a quarter acre section on the edge of Carterton. His gardening and house-building journey were recognised nationally when he won the TV competition ‘My House, My Castle’ in...
Grand Illusions

Grand Illusions

Grand Illusions 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. Craig Thorburn is an award-winning gardener. With three golds at...
Casita Flora

Casita Flora

Casita Flora Casita Flora is a stunning example of bold, structural plantings. Owner Juliet Guerrero says when it comes to her gardening style, ‘diversity is what she’s all about.’ You won’t find annuals here. Instead, the contrasting foliage and strappiness of...